This Week in Indie Bookstores


Is this the most chaotic bookstore in the Southern Hemisphere?

Check out the best three bookstores in Raleigh.

Or, if you’re in Baltimore, visit these five best bookstores.

And in Sacramento, you should head to these bookstores.

The book bus is helping flood victims in Japan.

Chicago will soon be home to Bibliophile, a gastropub and bookstore.

A bookstore in Taipei is hoping thrillers will reverse their misfortune.

Fascists wearing Trump masks—apparently not ironically—attacked a Socialist bookstore in London. Surprisingly, British political party UKIP, known for their own brand of fascism, suspended three members over the attack.

Samantha Bee trolled Sean “Spicy” Spicer while he was on book tour by hiring crisis actors to show up at readings.

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 →