March 2-11
Uncle Hugo's 44th Anniversary Sale

March 10, 1-2pm
Lois McMaster Bujold
[Bujold books]

March 10, 3-4pm
Steven Brust
[Brust books]

March 24, 1-2pm
Kelly Barnhill & Kelly McCullough
[Barnhill books]
[McCullough books]

April 1

April 28
National Independent Bookstore Day

May 28


Uncle Hugo's Science Fiction Bookstore
Uncle Edgar's Mystery Bookstore

2864 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Uncle Hugo's
The oldest independent science fiction bookstore in America. Founded in 1974.
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Fax: 612-827-6394


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Store Hours
New hours as of January 2016:
10am-7pm   Monday-Friday
10am-6pm   Saturday
Noon-5pm    Sunday

Uncle Edgar's
The biggest assortment of mystery books in the Twin Cities. Founded in 1980.
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Fax: 612-827-6394


Friday, March 2nd - Sunday, March 11th
Anniversary Sale: Uncle Hugo's turns 44 on March 2nd!
  • 10% off everything at both stores (in-store only, not good on mail orders)
  • Sale does not apply to discount cards or gift certificates.
  • A discount card saves you more, 10% for the sale plus 10% for the discount.
Saturday, March 10, 1:00-2:00pm
Lois McMaster Bujold will be autographing at Uncle Hugo's.

New title (in stock now): Penric's Fox (a novella set in the World of the Five Gods)
[Order signed or personalized Lois McMaster Bujold books]

Saturday, March 10, 3:00-4:00pm
Steven Brust will be autographing at Uncle Hugo's.

New title (expected in March): Good Guys
[Order signed or personalized Steven Brust books]

Saturday, March 24th, 1:00-2:00pm
Kelly Barnhill and Kelly McCullough will be autographing at Uncle Hugo's.

Kelly Barnhill's new title (in stock): Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories, a short story collection
[Order signed or personalized Kelly Barnhill books]

Kelly McCullough's new title (in stock): Magic, Madness, and Mischief, a fantasy novel for ages 10 and up
[Order signed or personalized Kelly McCullough books]

Sunday, April 1
Closed for Easter
Saturday, April 28
National Independent Bookstore Day
  • We hope you'll stop in to shop
Monday, May 28
Closed for Memorial Day
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Free parking is available Monday-Thursday after 5pm, and all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the dental office lot next door.

Metered parking (25 cents for 20 minutes) is available in front of the store. Meters are enforced 8am-6pm Monday through Saturday (except for federal holidays). Note the number on the pole you park by, and pay at the box located between the dental office driveway and Popeyes driveway. The box accepts quarters, dollar coins, and credit cards, and prints a receipt that shows the expiration time. Meter parking for vehicles with Disability License Plates or a Disability Certificate is free. (Rates and hours shown are subject to change without notice - the meters are run by the city, not by us.)

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