Best of

the Twin Cities

Best Bookstore (New)

Common Good Books

They keep saying that brick-and-mortar bookstores are dying, but the fine folks at Common Good Books seem to be staving that off, one customer at a time. Garrison Keillor's day job, Common Good offers a bevy of books — local and beyond, fiction and non, usual and off-the-beaten-path — for all lovers of the printed word to enjoy (and yes, there's a website too). The store has also built its own community, with regular talks, salons, and discussion groups (such as a monthly one dedicated to F. Scott Fitzgerald) for bibliophiles of any ilk.

Best Bookstore (New) in St. Paul (2014) Common Good Books

Best Bookstore (New) (2013) Common Good Books

Best Bookstore (New) (2012) Common Good Books

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