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'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 →