This Week in Indie Bookstores


The beloved Provincetown Bookshop is looking for a buyer.

This new Baltimore bookstore celebrates LGBTQ-focused comic books.

Chicago’s City Lit Books reopens, and its new owner promises to keep the store community-focused.

Check out these ten bookstores in Montreal and these eleven bookstores in Toronto.

Eater checks in with Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee and Books in Philadelphia.

Denver’s Tattered Cover opens a new children’s bookstore.

The ABA looks at how bookstores across the country celebrated Pride.

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). 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 →