This Week in Indie Bookstores


An Estonian bookstore is removing Russian propaganda from its shelves after a request from Ukraine.

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The Observer shares some photos of The Ripped Bodice, the first all-romance bookstore in the US that opened in Los Angeles last month.

Harvard Bookstore is becoming the first American shop to partner with Shelfie, an app that allows readers to acquire digital versions after purchasing actual books.

Eighty boxes of books meant as a donation for a Midland, Texas bookstore were stolen.

The Bronx in New York City is getting a pop-up children’s bookstore.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →