This Week in Indie Bookstores


Folio, an online startup, sees itself as “the Sephora of bookstores.”

The ABA looks at how bookstores are celebrating Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month.

Are bookstores a good way to unwind from a stressful workday? (Obviously!)

Bookstores continue to worry about supply chain disruptions.

A new bookstore is set to open in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood.

A NYU student offers up their favorite bookstores in New York City for everyone to judge.

Kev shares his favorite Detroit-area bookstores.

A new shop for comics is opening in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

Harvard’s Coop bookstore reopened after significant renovations.

This Indian bookstore on wheels carries 1,500 titles.

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 →