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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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Shakespeare and the Question of Theory
Hartman, Geoffrey H. [Editor]; Parker, Patricia [Editor];
7.50 USD

Reading Biblical Narratives
Amit, Yairah
9.00 USD

Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer
Turchi, Peter
11.95 USD

Purity and Danger: An Analysis of the Concepts of Pollution and Taboo
Douglas, Mary
8.00 USD

Images of Salvation: The Story of the Bible through Medieval Art (New & Improved Third Edition)
Dyas, Dee [Editor]
17.50 USD

Classic Readings and Cases in the Philosophy of Law
Dimock, Susan; Pearson Education
49.95 USD

All of It Singing: New and Selected Poems
Gregg, Linda
6.95 USD

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; T.M. Knox [Translator]; Z.A. Pelczynski [Introduction];
17.50 USD

Imaginary Audition: Shakespeare on Stage and Page
Harry Berger Jr.
6.00 USD

Elements of symbolic logic.
30.00 USD

Science and Imagination
Nicolson, Marjorie
9.00 USD

The Essential Communitarian Reader (Rights & Responsibilities)
Etzioni, Amitai [Editor]; Etzioni, Amitai [Contributor]; Bayer, Ronald [Contributor]; Barber, Benjamin R. [Contributor]; Bell, Daniel A. [Contributor]; Bellah, Robert N. [Contributor]; Bradley, Senator Bill [Contributor]; Coats, Senator Dan [Contributor]
20.00 USD

The Development of Logic
Kneale, William; Kneale, Martha
29.95 USD

Political Argument
Barry, Brian
10.00 USD

Degl'Innocenti, Martina; Marin, Stella
7.50 USD

The Rule of Law: Foundation of Constitutional Democracy
Walker, Geoffrey De Q.
20.00 USD

On What Matters, Vol. 1 (The Berkeley Tanner Lectures)
Parfit, Derek
16.50 USD

The Libertarian Idea (Ethics and Action Series)
Narveson, Jan
19.95 USD

Compensatory Justice: Nomos XXXIII (Essential Papers on Jewish Studies)
Chapman, John W. [Editor]
15.00 USD

Helios: New Series, Volume 12, Number 1, Spring 1985: Contemporary Interpretations of Ovid
Gamel, Mary-Kay [Editor]
8.00 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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