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A Case for Being Kind to Tired Booksellers

One reader's experience going into a bookstore only to be met by exhausted booksellers, and a reminder to be gracious to them.

A Day in the Life of an Indie Bookseller

Experience a day in the life of an indie bookseller, working at Bosch&deJong boekverkopers, a small bookstore in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

How Shopping at a Local Indie Bookstore Made Me Feel Whole Again

How one reader realized the dream of spending a glorious chunk of time browsing the shelves of a local independent bookstore.

What is a Radical Bookstore?

What is a radical bookstore? Find information on what they are, how they engage with communities, how they operate, and more.

Let an Indie Bookseller Pick the Best Book Subscription for You

Missing the recommendations of your favorite independent booksellers? Let a bookseller choose your next read through these subscription boxes.

5 Indie Bookstores That Started Book Subscriptions or Personalized Care Packages to Survive the Pandemic

A round up of independent bookstore subscription services and care packages created to help these indies survive the pandemic.

The #SignForOurBookshops Campaign Supports UK Indie Bookshops

Launched by YA author Holly Bourne, the #SIGNFORBOOKSHOPS campaign urges readers to buy books from UK indie bookshops.

Bookshops Battle Bigotry with Bravery and Grace

How bookshops are fighting against bigotry with bravery, grace, dignity—and even a little snark.

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 with a host of online events, including author panels and drawing demonstrations.

Literary Tourism: Bath, UK

Explore some of the numerous literary destinations and best bookish sites in Bath, UK, including bookstores and author pilgrimages.