This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A bookstore for mice has popped on a street in Malmö, Sweden.

Two bookstore events have been disrupted by fascists this holiday season, but booksellers see these incidents as outliers.

One Alabama bookstore only stocks signed books.

Baltimore is getting a bookstore dedicated to design.

Financially successful author James Patterson funds bonuses for indie booksellers for the third year in a row, handing out cash to more than 320 people this year.

Peek inside this Saigon, Vietnam bookstore.


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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →