This Week in Indie Bookstores


The New York Times profiles a bookstore that is only opened on day a month.

What happened to the Hong Kong booksellers that have been disappeared by Chinese authorities?

ChicagoNow searches for Chicago’s best bookstore.

The largest floating bookstore, Logos Hope, has docked in Mexico.

Check out this conversation with the owners of Bookstore Movers, a DC bookstore, or this interview with the manager of LaGrange, Illinois bookstore.

A new Spanish-language bookstore is coming to the United States.

Singapore has some must-see bookstores.

A car crashed into a bookstore, killing a person.

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 →