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 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 More from this author →