This Week in Indie Bookstores


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 is the Rumpus Deputy Editor and founder of English Kills Review an online literary magazine focused on books, authors, and New York City. His writing has appeared in Little Fiction, Vol 1 Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, Chicago Review of Books, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He holds a Master’s Degree in English from Rutgers University and lives in Brooklyn. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →