Best of

the Twin Cities

Best Bookstore (Used)

Uncle Hugo's and Uncle Edgar's Bookstores

If you have even a passing interest in genre fiction, these connected stores should be a regular stop. Packed to the gills with used and new books, the shops stock a wide range of science fiction and fantasy (Hugo's) and mysteries (Edgar's), from the most recent hardcovers to nearly forgotten Ace doubles. It's about more than the books, however. The stores' staffs have extensive knowledge of the genres, and are able to make recommendations about new books to check out based on your favorite authors, types of stories, or the half-remembered plot of a book you read 20 years ago.

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