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Birch Bark Books

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great independent bookstore

Located next to the Kenwood restaurant is this little, comfortable gem of an independent bookstore... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
waterandmore
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Like Coming Home

Maybe it's just me, but I felt like I was in a sacred space in this bookstore, owned by Louise... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
HereWeGo282
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Albany, California
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“Great independent bookstore”
Dec 16, 2017
“Like Coming Home”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located next to the Kenwood restaurant is this little, comfortable gem of an independent bookstore owned by a favorite author, Louise Erdrich. It is about books but also about respect for Native Americans. It may be a local treat in a beautiful neighborhood, but it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

Maybe it's just me, but I felt like I was in a sacred space in this bookstore, owned by Louise Erdrich, Native American author of many books. The store sells cards, American Indian music, puzzles, Native jewelry and birchbark baskets, Native foods, as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

What a selection of Louise Erdrich's best reads: you really feel her spirit here, her wellreadness, her essential generosity of spirit and curiosity. Lots of great history books, Native American, American Indian studies, extremely concise selection of fiction and poetry... like someone extremely well read's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank iamtheasphalt
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I was thrilled to find this independent bookstore owned by one of my favorite authors--Louise Erdrich. What a pleasure to go through the fine thoughtful selections. I really enjoyed the reviews posted by the books. I was awed to read book reviews hand written by...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Cindy B
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I had heard about this bookstore-owned by Louise Erdrich and set out to find it. It is in a lovely picturesque area of Minneapolis. Neighborhood appeal. Not your all round Barnes and Noble type--aimed more at native American books and other interesting areas. Interior is...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed October 24, 2011

If you're looking for something quiet to do in the Twin Cities, you should consider a visit to Birch Bark Books. It is a cozy little bookstore owned and run by Louise Erdrich and her sister. They have a good selection of books, old and...More

Date of experience: October 2011
3  Thank jred922
Reviewed March 15, 2003

I am a fan of Louise Erdrich, so naturally when visiting Minneapolis I stopped into her store. I was very impressed by the environment of the store - partly made from real birchbark trees. It has beautiful artwork and jewelry made by Native americans and...More

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