This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Bay Area bookstore The Reading Bug is hoping its children’s book subscription service, now two years old, can compete with Amazon’s brand-new Prime subscription services.

On the eve of the launch of his latest book, That Kind of Mother, Rumaan Alam talks about his favorite bookstores.

American Booksellers Association says fourth Independent Bookstore Day was a success.

This Lancaster bookstore was recently declared one of the world’s best.

Two Israelis opened an English-only bookstore in Berlin, and then things got really weird when they become a recruitment center for Nazis.


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 →