This Week in Indie Bookstores

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An eight-time Jeopardy! winner is turning the cash into his dream: a bookstore.

City Lights in San Francisco is offering up a special section featuring resistance literature.

Bookstores in Washington, DC supported the Women’s March and hosted events through inauguration weekend.

Check out these five best bookstores in Mexico City, according to LitHub.

A Japanese bookstore known for being the most beautiful shop has opened a new branch in Taipei.

Solange bought 250 books from Sankofa Video and Bookstore to give away to attendees of an event hosted by the store.

A woman hoping to open the Bronx’s only bookstore has launched a crowdsourcing campaign.


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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →