This Week in Indie Bookstores


Check out how bookstores across the country are showing support for APIA communities.

Brain Lair Books in South Bend, IN is in the Publishers Weekly Bookselling Spotlight.

Evanston, IL’s Bookends & Beginnings filed a lawsuit against Amazon over price fixing and is calling for class-action status.

If COVID has you missing in-person browsing at your favorite bookstore, here are a few that can be booked for private sessions.

A Michigan author has plans for a bookstore dedicated to true crime.

A poet built a miniature version of her favorite Vancouver bookstore.

The Latin Quarter in Paris continues to lose its bookstores.

Penguin Random House is giving independent bookstores extended time to pay invoices.

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