This Week in Indie Bookstores


A Black-owned bookstore in Akron, Ohio celebrates its first year.

Traveling this summer? Hit up a bookstore on your vacation.

A book-lover pleads with prospective dates not to take them to a bookstore.

Indie bookstores have been trolling Jeff Bezos about his recent space flight.

Is the silver bullet indie bookstores need to fight Amazon?

Check out this list of indie booksellers in New Jersey.

A man loves Minnesota so much that he has amassed a collection of related books.

Publishers Weekly profiles Phoenixville, PA-based Reads & Company.

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 →