This Week in Indie Bookstores


Hillary Clinton sought some post-election refuge at Savoy Bookstore in Rhode Island.

Borgo Publishing, a small indie publisher, will open an bookstore in Tuscaloosa.

Iconic Canadian bookstore owner James Munro passed away at the age of eighty-seven.

Washington DC’s Kramerbooks is expanding just in time for a president who claims not to have enough time to read books.

Greenlight Bookstore in Flatbush, Brooklyn needs to get more than 10,000 books shelved in time for holiday shoppers.

Why are celebrity authors flocking to a north Jersey bookstore?

A new bookstore is opening on the east end of Portland—Maine, not Oregon.

Bronx, New York might get an indie bookstore now that Barnes & Nobles is closing the borough’s only shop.

New stores in Atlanta demonstrate the return of indie bookstores.

Ian MacAllen is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Little Fiction, Vol 1 Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, Chicago Review of Books, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →