This Week In Indie Bookstores


If you’ve ever wanted to own a bookstore, here’s your chance! Win this Wellsboro, Pennsylvania bookstore.

India’s Oxford Bookstore announced it will be holding its third Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize in 2017, a competition meant to honor book cover designers.

Croatia’s oldest bookstore has closed.

Amazon is preparing to open another New York City-based bookstore.

Portland has a secret profit-free bookstore. (Well, not so secretive anymore.)

The bookstore once owned by Dwain Kaiser, who was murdered in his apartment, has reopened.

A Tampa bookstore has an overstock of more than 60,000 books that it needs to sell off.

Ireland’s National Library is adding a 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 →