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Located near the East Bank of the University of Minnesota, we've been providing quality used books to the Twin Cities area for over 30 years.  With over 30,000 books in the store and over 30,000 in our warehouse, there's plenty to look at both in store and online. 

New books are arriving everyday and getting added to our catalog--you can search these listings using the search function on the left hand side of the page.  However, many sections of the store are not cataloged (like our extensive paperback literature section), so if you are looking for a specific book and you don't see it online, please contact our store directly.

We also buy and sell vinyl!  We were recently named one of the Best Places For Vinyl In Minnesota

Our collection is expanding so be sure to take a look!

Be sure to check our Rare Book Room when you stop in!

Thomas R. Smith will be reading Friday July 18   7:30 at the Book House, 1316 SE 4th St  in Dinkytown.   Thomas has been writing, editing, and teaching poetry for 40 years. His latest collection of poems, Dream Union,  is dedicated to restoring democracy in Wisconsin. All proceeds will go to unseat Scott Walker. He will read from other works, by plan or request.

His 10 year editing enterprise, Airmail: The Letters of Robert Bly and Tomas Tranströmer, was just published by Graywolf Press. In August, he will be teaching Poetry: Secrets and Mysteries of Sound at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. 

Please join us for an intimate evening of poetry and conversation at the Book House in Dinkytown.

Bill Savran's photos of his Dinkytown days, including the 10 O'Clock Scholar, will be up through July 15
Come check them out! 

Take a look at this University of Minnesota Campus History Map to learn more about Dinkytown!

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Disputationen De. Martin Luthers in d. j. 1535-1545 an der Universitat Wittenberg gehalten [zum ersten Male herausgegeben von Paul Drews], Luther, Martin
Disputationen De. Martin Luthers in d. j. 1535-1545 an der Universitat Wittenberg gehalten [zum ersten Male herausgegeben von Paul Drews]
Luther, Martin
400.00 USD

Sammtliche Werke, Schopenhauer, Arthur
Sammtliche Werke
Schopenhauer, Arthur
800.00 USD

Foundation, Asimov, Isaac
Asimov, Isaac
750.00 USD

A New and Complete Edition of the Works of James Montgomery (2 Volumes), James Montgomery
A New and Complete Edition of the Works of James Montgomery (2 Volumes)
James Montgomery
200.00 USD

Firestarter, King, Stephen
King, Stephen
500.00 USD

Foundation and empire, Asimov, Isaac
Foundation and empire
Asimov, Isaac
1000.00 USD

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Lines and Lyrics from Dakota,
Waldron, Corbin A ('Dakota Cal')
25.00 USD

Black Hills Ballads
Carr, Robert
55.00 USD

The American Legion in South Dakota: First Quarter Century
Murphy, John Linn
25.00 USD

The conquest of the Missouri: Being the story of the life and exploits of Captain Grant Marsh
Hanson, Joseph Mills
65.00 USD

Wayzata Country Club: Celebrating Our First 40 Years: 1956-1996
Schroeder, Linda L
35.00 USD

Culture and Experience
Hallowell, A. Irving
30.00 USD

Depth Psychology and Modern Man: A New View of the Magnitude of Human Personality, Its Dimensions & Resources
Ira Progoff
25.00 USD

Crescent and Cross: The Battle of Lepanto 1571
Bicheno, Hugh
7.50 USD

T.S. Eliot: An Introduction
Frye, Northrop
8.00 USD

The Knowledge Most Worth Having
Booth, Wayne C. (Edited by)
7.45 USD

The Interests of Criticism: An Introduction to Literary Theory
Adams, Hazard
6.50 USD

The Mirth of a Nation: America's Great Dialect Humor
Blair, Walter; McDavid, Raven Ioor
8.50 USD

Particles, Sources, and Fields: Vol. 2
Schwinger, Julian
30.00 USD

Numerical Methods for Ordinary Differential Systems: The Initial Value Problem
Lambert, J. D.
49.50 USD

Seminar on Differential Geometry. (AM-102) (Annals of Mathematics Studies)
Yau, Shing-tung [Editor]
55.00 USD

The Psychology of Touch
Heller, Morton A.; Heller, Morton A. [Editor]; Schiff, William [Editor];
11.50 USD

E.J. Marey and Cardiology. Physiologist and Pioneer of Technology (1830-1904)
Snellen, H.A.
18.95 USD

Bible Student's Commentary: Genesis (2 volume set) (Daybreak Books)
Aalders, G. Charles
9.50 USD

Theory and Design in the First Machine Age
Banham, Reyner
8.00 USD

Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars, 1861-1865
Lochren, William, et al., Commissioners
200.00 USD

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The Book House in Dinkytown
1316 4th St. SE, Suite 201
Minneapolis, MN  55414

(612) 331-1430

Open Monday - Saturday 12a-8:30p
Sunday 12p-8p

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