This Week in Indie Bookstores


Baltimore is getting a new bookstore, Greedy Reads, from the former marketing director of Melville House.

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Europa Editions is opening a English-language bookstore in Rome. As Aziz Ansari would say: allora!

Canada’s largest bookstore is opening its first bookstore in New Jersey, leaving everyone unsure whether to make a “fogetaboutit” or an “eh” joke.

Bookstore sales are down again in September.

The bookstore in Luxembourg City’s main train station will close at the end of the year.

A St. Cloud man has been charged with arson after attempting to light an adult bookstore on fire.

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 →