This Week In Indie Bookstores


The largest independent bookstore on Long Island is set to close.

Jeff Peters, owner of Provincetown’s East End Books, knows a lot of authors.

After a video posted to TikTok showing how bigots turn queer books around on shelves went viral, this bookstore is seeing an influx of LGBTQ+ orders.

This comics-focused bookstore is raising money for a children’s hospital.

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Employees at Brooklyn’s Greenlight Bookstore have voted to unionize. The union covers thirty-nine employees at two stores.

Publishers Weekly reports that bookstore sales were up in June.

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 →