This Week in Indie Bookstores

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A German bookstore put up a display linking the Holocaust to abortion.

VICE looks at the importance of feminist bookstores and how they’ve influenced history.

Check out Rose City Book Pub, Portland, Oregon’s first bookstore bar.

A bookstore in a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania train station fights for survival.

The Guardian offers up a guide to indie bookstores in the UK.

Upstate New York bookstores are hosting a tour of the region’s bookstores.

Find out how the Baltimore Book Festival keeps one bookseller returning year after year.


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 →