This Week in Indie Bookstores

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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 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →