This Week in Indie Bookstores


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 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 →