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'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 →