This Week in Indie Bookstores


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

Check out the best queer bookstores from around the world!

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's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →