A Note from Louise

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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.

New from Louise Erdrich. Signed by the author.

The Round House

The Round House

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.

Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country

Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country: Traveling Through the Land of My Ancestors

A new edition from Harper Perennial of Louise Erdrich's enchanting memoir. Featuring cover art by Aza Erdrich.

Featured Books

Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings
by Mary Siisip Geniusz
Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask: Anishinaabe Botanical Teachings
  • Price: $22.95    (Paperback)
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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse (exclusive)
by Louise Erdrich
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse (exclusive)
  • Price: $15.00    (Hardcover)
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Covering a wide range of plants, from conifers to cattails to medicinal uses of dandelion, Geniusz explains how we can work with those beings to create food, simple medicines, and practical botanical tools.

Birchbark Books 15th Anniversary Special!
First edition, first printing, hardcover of one of Louise's most beloved books. A collector's item for only $15. Signed by Louise.

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Birchbark Books Reading Series

Wednesday, October 14th @ 7pm
Bockley Gallery (near Birchbark Books)

The Birchbark Books Reading Series is pleased to present Cheryl K. Minnema, Thomas R. Smith, Maryam Marne Zafar, and Eric McKendry. Curated by Michael Kiesow Moore and Ardie Medina, the reading series features new, emerging, and established writers quarterly September through May. View the series flyer for details about the writers and the event. Hope to see you there. Bring a friend!

Dear Friends of Night Vale (You Know Who You Are)

Tuesday, October 20th
Birchbark Books

The new book Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor is coming to Birchbark Books. Sales of A LIMITED NUMBER OF signed books will definitely occur on the evening of October 20, 2015! You may want to arrive dressed as your favorite image from the Number One Hit International Podcast. We are thinking of giving out prizes... LISTENERS, WE DON'T KNOW WHAT WILL HAPPEN. We won't know until The Interns arrive. Rumor has it they may have been "taken", but we have received word that they have shipped themselves our way (USPS Media Mail) hoping TO ARRIVE for bookstore experience. We are excited to welcome them. Once they are here to advise us, we will have further details on the October 20 Festivities. For those of you are are not yet Friends of Night Vale, please check out commonplacebooks.com. Thanks and All Hail, Louise

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