This Week in Indie Bookstores


Meet the 102-year-old widow who is still working at her deceased husband’s bookstore.

Take a virtual stroll through London’s bookstores.

British bookstore chain Blackwell’s has released a Book of the Year shortlist.

Marc Lamont Hill joins the growing list of authors opening bookstores with Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books in Philadelphia.

An Alabama man has been charged with embezzling seventy-nine thousand dollars from a bookstore he once worked at.

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 →