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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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Virginia Woolf: Feminist Destinations (Re-reading Literature)
Bowlby, Rachel
10.00 USD

No Ordinary Sun
Tuwhare, Hone
57.00 USD

Physiography [1879 edition]
Huxley, T. H.
20.00 USD

The Time of Man [First illustrated edition]
Roberts, Elizabeth Madox
12.50 USD

Prairie Folks [2nd edition, 1895], Garland, Hamlin
Prairie Folks [2nd edition, 1895]
Garland, Hamlin
15.00 USD

The Story of an African Farm
Iron, Ralph
12.00 USD

Women of Minnesota: Selected Biographical Essays
Stuhler, Barbara
15.00 USD

The Eclipse of Biblical Narrative: A Study in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Hermeneutics
Frei, Hans W.
15.00 USD

Sanctified Vision: An Introduction to Early Christian Interpretation of the Bible
O'Keefe, John J.; Reno, R. R.
16.95 USD

She Who Is: The Mystery of God in Feminist Theological Discourse
Johnson, Elizabeth A.
16.50 USD

Commentary on Romans
Ernst Käsemann; Geoffrey W. Bromiley [Translator]
14.50 USD

The 'Hellenization' of Judaea in the First Century After Christ
Hengel, Martin; Bowden, John John [Translator]
8.95 USD

Prima dei codici 2: Alle porte di Hays
60.00 USD

Painting With Light
John Alton; Todd McCarthy [Introduction]
13.95 USD

Milton, A Poem (The Illuminated Books of William Blake, Volume 5)
Blake, William; Essick, Robert N. [Editor]; Viscomi, Joseph [Editor];
21.00 USD

The Shock of the New
Hughes, Robert
29.95 USD

A Stronger Soul Within a Finer Frame: Portraying Afro-Americans in the Black Renaissance
Wright, John S.; Smith, Tracy E.; University of Minnesota University Art Museum [Corporate Author]; University of Minnesota University Art Museum Touring Exhibitions prog [Corporate Author]; University of Minnesota Libraries Special Collections [Corporat
15.00 USD

Advertising and Promotion: An Integrated Marketing Communications Perspective
Belch, George; Belch, Michael
238.95 USD

The Happy Hypocrite A Fairy Tale for Tired Men
Beerbohm, Max
15.00 USD

A Grammar Containing the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language (Advanced)
Swinton, William
15.00 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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