This Week In Indie Bookstores


These shops just might be America’s fifty favorite bookstores.

Barnes & Noble fired its CEO over sexual misconduct.

A London bookstore assembled a human chain to move it book-by-book to its new location.

Brooklyn Reader checks out Molasses Books, a used bookstore and cafe.

Print books are the new e-books.

The last of the Hong Kong bookshops selling titles banned by Beijing has closed.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at More from this author →