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Here’s what’s happening in the world of indie bookstores this week:

Odyssey Books will open in Ithaca, New York, later this month.

Nowhere Bookshop in San Antonio is set to open this spring.

Bestselling author and physicist Brian Greene at an event hosted by New Dominion Bookshop.
Bestselling author and physicist Brian Greene at an event hosted by New Dominion Bookshop.

Lion’s Tooth, a small press and graphic novel subscription service in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has plans to open a bookstore.

Strand plans to open its new Upper West Side location as early as the first week of April.

Star Line Books in Chattanooga, Tennessee, will close its store on March 28 and reopen as a nonprofit at a new location in August. 

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffee House has finished moving to its new Los Angeles location.

{pages} a bookstore in Manhattan Beach, California, is celebrating 10 years in business

Book Revue in Huntington, New York, was voted Long Island’s Best Bookstore.

New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville, Virginia, recently hosted renowned physicist and New York Times bestselling author Brian Greene at the Paramount Theater.

Tucson’s independent booksellers were highlighted in the article “Tucson’s a reading town, just ask our independent booksellers.” These stores were also mentioned in an article called “Local bookstores remain undefeated.”

Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, Montana, was mentioned in an article called “Bozeman Business Boom: The survival of the local bookshop.”

Barbara’s Bookstore in Chicago, Illinois, was mentioned in an article called “From arenas to bookstores, Derrick Rose still receives MVP chants in Chicago.”

Lark & Owl in Georgetown, Texas, was featured in an article called “The Bistro at Lark & Owl Bookstore Is Making Georgetown Cooler, One Beer and Book at a Time.”

Orca Books in Olympia, Washington, was featured in an article called “Bookstore looks to co-op route to stay at the heart of its community.”

Towne Book Center in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, was featured in an article called “Book It: Sharing the Wealth — book clubs open up literary doors.”

The new owners of Pilsen Community Books in Chicago, Illinois, were interviewed by the Third Coast Review.

Cultured Books has partnered with Keep St. Pete Lit to create WORD Book Boxes for south St. Petersburg neighborhoods

Thank You Books in Birmingham, Alabama, was written about in the article “Crestwood’s New Community Hub.”

Avid Bookshop in Athens, Georgia, was featured in an article on “How Local Athens bookstores are adapting in the age of online shopping.”

Member stores in Boston were highlighted in an article about supporting diverse authorship

Owosso Books and Beans in Owosso, Michigan, is planning to host area musicians

Dog Ears Bookstore in Buffalo, New York, is hosting a tattoo fundraiser

The Clintons visited An Unlikely Story in Plainville, Massachusetts. 

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