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.

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 →