This Week In Indie Bookstores


Have you ever wondered about a day in the life of an indie bookseller?

Pittsburgh’s White Whale Bookstore is expanding.

The LA Times reports on the devastation caused to Gaza bookstores by Israel’s recent attacks.

Famous Portuguese bookstore Livraria Lello puts literary magazine covers on display.

The New York Times writes on the reinvention of Manhattan’s Drama Book Shop.

An Osaka bookstore hopes to attract readers with its unique book cover designs.

Union workers remain unhappy with rehiring practices Powell’s Books.

Check out these used bookstores in Vancouver.

Then, take a look at these stunning Japanese bookstores.

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 →