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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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Ballet Design: Past & Present
Beaumont, Cyril W
18.95 USD

The Giant Golden Book Of Mathematics: Exploring The World Of Numbers And Space.
Adler, Irving; Lowell Hess [Illustrator]
38.50 USD

The Last Whole Earth Catalog: Access To Tools
Stewart Brand [Editor]
45.00 USD

Women's Worlds: The Art and Life of Mary Ellen Best 1809-1891
Davidson, Caroline
14.95 USD

Introduction to Demography: Revised edition
Spiegelman, Mortimer
9.50 USD

Presenting Miss Jane Austen;
Becker, May Lamberton
8.50 USD

Chinese Houses: A Pictorial Tour of China's Traditional Dwellings
Congzhou, Chen; Hongxaun, Pan; Bingjie,
17.50 USD

Role of Religion in Conflict Situations (Consultation on the Role of Religion in Conflict Situations, 23-27 April, 1990) [Middle East Council of Churches]
Williamson, Roger [Editor]
50.00 USD

Emily Bronte: A Biography
Gerin, Winifred
8.50 USD

Intellectual Memoirs: New York, 1936-1938
McCarthy, Mary
8.00 USD

The Death and Letters of Alice James
James, Alice; Yeazell, Ruth Bernard [Editor]
6.00 USD

Hitler's Gold: The Story of the Nazi War Loot
Smith, Arthur
17.50 USD

The Continuing City: Urban Morphology in Western Civilization
Vance Jr., James E.
10.95 USD

Feedback Control of Dynamic Systems, 4th Edition
Franklin, Gene F.; Powell, J. David; Emami-Naeini, Abbas
22.50 USD

Adventures of an IT Leader
Austin, Robert D.; Nolan, Richard L.; O'Donnell, Shannon
11.50 USD

Metaphors We Live By
Lakoff, George; Johnson, Mark
8.98 USD

They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
Gerald Graff; Cathy Birkenstein
6.00 USD

"They Say / I Say": The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing with Readings
Graff, Gerald; Birkenstein, Cathy; Durst, Russel
7.95 USD

The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea
James Fenimore Cooper
10.00 USD

The Red Rover: A Tale
Cooper, James Fenimore
25.00 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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