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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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Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon
Roden, Claudia
20.00 USD

Theodore Rex
Morris, Edmund
11.50 USD

Heroes of Israel: Profiles of Jewish Courage
Herzog, Chaim
9.95 USD

The Devil's Disciples: The Makers of the Salem Witchcraft Trials
Hoffer, Professor Peter Charles
10.00 USD

The Desert and the Sown: The Syrian Adventures of the Female Lawrence of Arabia
Bell, Gertrude; O'Brien, Rosemary [Introduction]
9.00 USD

The New Metropolis
Spann, Edward K.
9.95 USD

Dr. Radhakrishnan and Christianity: An Introduction to Hindu-Christian Apologetics
Kalapati, Joshua
24.95 USD

Anteparadise, A Bilingual edition
Zurita, Raul; Schmitt, Jack [Translator]
9.50 USD

Norwegian Grammar
Per Moen and Per Pedersen
20.00 USD

The House of Rothschild: Volume 1: Money's Prophets: 1798-1848
Ferguson, Niall
11.50 USD

The House of Rothschild: Volume 2: The World's Banker: 1849-1999
Ferguson, Niall
11.50 USD

The River Cottage Cookbook: As Seen on Channel Four
Fearnley-Whittingstall, Hugh; Wheeler, Simon [Photographer]
15.00 USD

Cy Twombly: A Monograph
Leeman, Richard
70.00 USD

The Stage of Drawing: Gesture and Act
Catherine De Zegher [Editor]; Avis Newman [Collaborator]; The Drawing Center, Tate [Collaborator];
90.00 USD

The Principles of Uncertainty
Kalman, Maira
18.00 USD

Documents of the English Reformation
Bray, Gerald [Editor]
12.00 USD

Eternal Feminine: Selected Poems of Goethe
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von; Ungar, Frederick [Introduction]
15.00 USD

The Story of French
Nadeau, Jean-Benoit; Barlow, Julie
8.50 USD

The Philosopher's Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant
Rosen, Stanley [Editor]
7.00 USD

All That Is Solid Melts into Air: The Experience of Modernity
Marshall Berman
8.50 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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