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 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 →