Posts Tagged: independent bookstore day

This Week in Indie Bookstores

By

Books Are Magic opens in Brooklyn, making Emma Straub the latest author to open a bookstore.

Turkish police arrested seven teachers at a bookstore in a raid against dissent.

A Houston bookstore celebrated indie bookstore day with drunk coloring.

...more

This Week in Indie Bookstores

By

In Chicago, Aimee Levitt wonders how many bookstores she can visit in a single day to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day.

Meanwhile, in Seattle, Moira Macdonald explains how she planned on maximizing the number of stores she visited.

...more

This Week in Indie Bookstores

By

A bookstore on wheels is headed to Baghdad, Iraq, once the literary capital of the Middle East until it was invaded by American forces.

Not content with celebrating Independent Bookstore Day along with the rest of the country, two stores plant to launch Texas Bookstore Day in August.

...more

This Week in Indie Bookstores

By

This Week in Indie Bookstores

By

Emma Straub has been named Independent Bookstore Day ambassador. Author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers, Straub worked at the recently closed BookCourt in Brooklyn, and plans to open her own store nearby.

Omnivore Books, a San Francisco cookbook store, is resisting Trump’s ban on Muslims by celebrating cookbooks from the banned regions.

...more

This Week in Indie Bookstores

By

Independent Bookstore Day: Q&A with Lauren Groff

By

Tomorrow, Independent Bookstore Day will mark its second year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide, with literary parties around the country. In cities and towns throughout the country, participating independent bookstores will host unique literary parties, including readings, raffles, scavenger hunts, story times, music, food trucks, and literary trivia.

...more

Notable Los Angeles: 4/27–5/3

By

Monday 4/27: Elizabeth Alexander discusses and signs her new memoir, The Light of the World. 6:30 p.m. at Diesel Bookstore.

April Dammann discusses and signs Corita Kent. Art & Soul. The Biography. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

...more