This Week in Indie Bookstores


White supremacist groups are targeting bookstores, libraries, and literary events across the country.

A bookstore in Delhi, India celebrates May Day and honors the struggle for workers’ rights.

Turning Independent Bookstore Day into a bookstore crawl challenge is an effective way to bring out the crowds.

Turns out some people like airports—well, at least the bookstores.

One college student attempted to put together a fashionable outfit with only clothes found in her college bookstore, and you can guess how that went.

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 →