This Week in Indie Bookstores


The New York Times profiles Books & Brews in Indianapolis.

McNally Jackson Books, poster child for NYC businesses at the mercy of astronomical rent increases that force tenants out and leave storefronts vacant, may be staying put in its present location.

Yet another bookstore is declared the most beautiful in the world.

A former Michigan grocery store is set to be reimagined as a bookstore.

Check out these English language bookstores the next time you’re in Moscow to rig an election.

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 →