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 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 →