This Week in Indie Bookstores


Barnes & Noble is reviewing potential buyout offers.

Axios looks back at how trillion-dollar corporation Amazon torpedoed Barnes & Noble.

Joining all your friends who keep insisting Philadelphia is totally the sixth borough, New York’s Shakespeare & Co. opens in Rittenhouse Square.

This Romanian bookstore is one of the most beautiful in the world.

Check out these “three best bookstores” in Orange County. Admit it—after Laguna Beach, you’re impressed they have that many.

The Love Your Bookstore campaign launches to bolster sales at physical shop locations.

Ann Arbor, Michigan bookstores team up to create a bookstore map that makes visiting them easier.

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 →