Feb 28-March 8
Uncle Hugo's 46th Anniversary Sale

April 12

April 18, 1-2pm
Caroline Stevermer
[Stevermer books]

April 25
National Independent Bookstore Day

May 9, 1-2pm
Lois McMaster Bujold
[Bujold books]

May 25

May 30, 3-4pm
David Housewright
[Housewright books]


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



Effective immediately, parking in the dental office lot is available ONLY on Saturdays and Sundays. If you park there on weekdays, your vehicle may be towed.

Friday, February 28th - Sunday, March 8th
Anniversary Sale: Uncle Hugo's turns 46 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.
Sunday, April 12
Closed for Easter
Saturday, April 18, 1:00-2:00pm
Caroline Stevermer will be autographing at Uncle Hugo's.

New title (expected early April): The Glass Magician (a fantasy novel set in Gilded Age New York)
[Order signed or personalized Caroline Stevermer books]

Saturday, April 25
National Independent Bookstore Day
  • We hope you'll stop in to shop
Saturday, May 9, 1:00-2:00pm
Lois McMaster Bujold will be autographing at Uncle Hugo's.

New title (expected early May): Penric's Travels (An omnibus reprint of 3 shorter works set in the World of the Five Gods)
[Order signed or personalized Lois McMaster Bujold books]

Monday, May 25
Closed for Labor Day
Saturday, May 30, 3:00-4:00pm
David Housewright will be autographing at Uncle Edgar's.

New title (expected mid May): From the Grave (the latest novel featuring Twin Cities PI Mac McKenzie)
[Order signed or personalized David Housewright books]

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Free parking is available all day 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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