This Week in Indie Bookstores

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Local bookstores are struggling to survive the pandemic. Now is the time to support them.

If you tweet it, it will come—a bookstore dream first voiced on Twitter is now a reality.

Take a look at how booksellers celebrated Banned Books Week this year.

Are these shops the best indie bookstores in your state?

A bookstore in Oklahoma hosted its inaugural African American Storytelling festival this past Saturday.

This Canadian teacher created a bookstore in his garden shed.

McNally Jackson’s newest Brooklyn location in CityPoint has reopened. The store had been open a little more than a week before the city shut down due to COVID-19.


Ian MacAllen is the author of RED SAUCE: HOW ITALIAN FOOD BECAME AMERICAN (April 2022, Rowman & Littlefield). 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 IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →