This Week in Indie Bookstores


The next victim of Amazon’s physical stores will be Chicago.

If Los Angeles is having a literary renaissance, it is happing at The Last Bookstore.

A bookstore in Tampa pokes fun at Amy Schumer poking fun at Tampa.

A book-themed bed and breakfast is opening in North Carolina.

Indie publisher Milkweed Editions is opening a small bookstore in Minneapolis.

Historic Engineer’s Bookstore in Atlanta moves towards landmark status.

A Florida book reviewer was shocked to find a bookstore in Florida.

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 →