This Week in Indie Bookstores


Publishers Weekly profiles a Homer, AK bookstore.

This Shanghai bookstore offers cave-like spaces to browse in.

The Chicago Tribune suggests a resurgence of bookstore tourism.

These Portland, OR bookstores thrived despite the global pandemic.

Gaza’s largest bookstore has raised over $215,000 to rebuild following Israeli airstrikes.

Following her dreams, a woman opens a bookstore in Montreal.

Be kind to booksellers.

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 More from this author →