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A Conversation with Tayari Jones, the 2019 Independent Bookstore Day Ambassador

We had a chat about indies, regional literature, and more with Tayari Jones, who was named this year's Independent Bookstore Day Ambassador.

Independent Bookstore Day 2019: Our Favorite Indie Bookstores

Kew & Willow Books: Independently Satisfying All Your Bookish Desires

We're highlighting Kew & Willow Books, working to revitalize the bookstore drought in the lively literary community that is Queens, NY.

Tender Quotes From Books My Husband Bought Me

"Say yes to someone who understands you will never tire of books, that they are an extension of you, and you carry the narratives in your heart."

Musings on the Meaning of Bookshop: Are Amazon Books Really Bookshops?

If you are a shop that sells books, is that enough to call yourself a bookshop? Musings on what it means to be a bookshop, and what Amazon Books really is.

Kickstart This: A Diverse Kid’s Bookstore in Indiana

A Kickstarter campaign for an independent bookstore in Indiana that will focus on children's and young adult books from diverse voices.

33 Beautiful Chicago Bookstores

This town has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to charming places to buy books. Here are 33 beautiful, independent Chicago bookstores.

Shopping Local: A Matter of Can’t, Not Won’t

Cool Bookish Places: Bart’s Books, The Largest Outdoor Indie Bookstore in the U.S.

4 Not-to-Be Missed Bookish Kickstarters

The Thrill of the (Used Bookstore) Hunt

Literary Tourism: Wyoming

E-Readers Won’t Kill You

6 Cool Things Bookstores Do in Addition to Selling Books

Bookstore Mash Note: City Lights Books