This Week in Indie Bookstores


Check out these four best used bookstores in Denver.

New York’s Bluestockings bookstore is more than a place to sell books, offering space for activists and literary events that prioritize marginalized voices.

A Galway bookstore has been named the best in Ireland.

The closure of Samuel French’s LA store has a partially happy ending—11,500 scrips have been donated to area schools and theaters.

The Well-Read Moose is named North Idaho’s best bookstore.

Los Angeles is home to a new bookstore. (Does this mean the Last Bookstore is now the Second-to-Last Bookstore?)

Scandinavia’s largest bookstore has been selling three-volume manifesto of the mass murderer responsible for the 2011 Norway attack that killed seventy-seven people.

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 →