Subtext Bookstore

Subtext Bookstore


Common Good Books

38 Snelling Ave. S.
A nice local store down the road from Macalester to buy a book or two. Ample walking space and nice couches; staff recommendations and reviews on the shelves.  Their motto: "Live local, read large."  

Daybreak Press Global Bookshop and Gathering Space

720 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Travel, linguistic adventures, local and global injustice, spirituality, women's issues, and good literature.  Now in Minneapolis by the U.- East Bank campus.  

Half Price Books

2041 Ford Pkwy.
Committed to promoting literacy and kindness to the environment.  A large selection of new and used books right next to Patina gift boutique. 

Hmong ABC

Two locations: 217 Como Ave. and 1001 Johnson Pkwy.
Dedicated to promoting Hmong literature and art, you'll also find handmade crafts, clothing, and jewelry.

Micawber’s Books

2238 Carter Ave.
Everyone's neighborhood bookstore.  Voted best bookstore for new books in the Twin Cities by City Pages in 2007 and 2010.  Stocks fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.  Established 1972 in the St. Anthony Park neighborhood.

Midway Books

1579 University Ave. W.
Rare, used, and out-of-print books and comics, and a wide array of memorabilia.

Red Balloon Bookshop

891 Grand Ave.
Independent children’s bookseller with a terrific selection of hand puppets.  Regular guest speakers and performers. 

Sixth Chamber Used Books

1332 Grand Ave.
Your classic used book, well-lit dungeon.  A searchable online inventory and convenient on-street parking.  


6 W. Fifth Street
A new location downtown showcasing local, independent voices!  "Read Relax Work Wonder Sip Search Chat Choose"