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'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 →