This Week in Indie Bookstores


Texas bookstores hold their own Independent Bookstore Day.

Dissident Hong Kong bookstore owner threatened by the Chinese government is attempting to open a bookstore in Taiwan.

A San Diego bookstore owner explains the best part of owning a bookstore.

With power restored to the Outer Banks after a construction accident, a local bookstore is eager to get tourists back.

New Zealand’s popular Hard to Find Bookstore might be in danger of closing.

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 →