This Week in Indie Bookstores


Reader’s Digest offers a look at the most-loved bookstores in each US state.

Author James Patterson is, for the sixth year in a row, offering holiday bonuses to independent booksellers.

New York’s Shakespeare & Co. is opening its first lower Manhattan branch in January 2020.

This Korean bookstore is filled with plants.

After thirty-five years, bookbook will close its brick-and-mortar location in Manhattan’s West Village and transition to pop-up style shops.

Check out these Sag Harbor bookstores just in time for the summer season.

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 →