Birchbark Books is operated by a spirited collection of people who believe in the power of good writing, the beauty of handmade art, the strength of Native culture, and the importance of small and intimate bookstores. Our books are lovingly chosen. Our store is tended with care.
Riveting and suspenseful. At once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture. Winner of the National Book Award.
A new edition from Harper Perennial of Louise Erdrich's enchanting memoir. Featuring cover art by Aza Erdrich.
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate
Little Hawk and the Lone Wolf : A Memoir
Once a decade, Naomi Klein writes a book that redefines its time. This Changes Everything is about to upend the debate about the stormy era already upon us.
In this rare first-person narrative of a Menominee Indian’s coming of age, Raymond Kaquatosh shares a story that is wise and irreverent, often funny, and in the end, deeply moving.
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Open Daily: 10am-6pm
Join authors Linda LeGarde Grover and Erika Wurth for an evening of reading and conversation. Linda LeGarde Grover (The Dance Boots) will be reading from The Road Back to Sweetgrass -- a powerful debut novel of love, hardship, and family bonds on an American Indian reservation. Erika Wurth will be reading from her first novel, Crazy Horse's Girlfriend. Filled with complex characters overcoming and being overcome by circumstances of their surroundings, Crazy Horse's Girlfriend thoroughly shakes up cultural preconceptions of what it means to be Native American today. Book signing at Birchbark Books to follow. Author bios and more info here!
Literary Witnesses presents four-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Willis Barnstone and his daughter, award-winning poet Aliki Barnstone. Willis Barnstone is a poet and translator of astonishing skill and range. Aliki Barnstone is a prominent poet, translator and teacher. The free event is co-sponsored by The Loft Literary Center, Rain Taxi Review of Books, and Birchbark Books. A reception follows the reading, and there is plenty of free parking. Author bios and event details here.
The original Unbored (the book and the event) was a huge success. Get ready for UNBORED Games: Serious Fun for Everyone! Author Elizabeth Foy Larsen will be at Birchbark Books signing copies of her new book. A gold mine of creative, constructive fun for everyone.