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Driftless Books and Music

There are second-hand book stores, clean and well lit with a computerized catalog, tchotchkes at the checkout and frequent buyer clubs. And they’re ok, good for finding the occasional beach read you can leave behind at a hotel. But then… Continue Reading →

Woodstock, IL

Like Spring Green, Woodstock is a town you don’t go to specifically for one thing, but instead for the ambiance. Made famous(ish) as the filming location for the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day, this charming little town is a lovely… Continue Reading →

Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction/Uncle Edgar’s Mystery Bookstore

Update: Sadly during the protests of 2020, Uncle Hugo’s Bookstore was burned to the ground. Whether they rebuild is still up in the air. Sales are available online, but the future is still uncertain for a new physical location. Unlike… Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Crime

What better way to spend an hour or two than browsing a bookstore, especially if it is packed wall-to-wall with murder, mystery and deceit? Once Upon a Crime is a cozy bookstore that, despite its size, is loaded with excellent… Continue Reading →

Wild Rumpus Bookstore

The Wild Rumpus Bookstore in Minneapolis is a magical, addictive space. The books run from board books for infants to a vast array of YA literature. Every book a child (and adult) could desire is here – from the Little… Continue Reading →

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