Support The Common’s Favorite Indie Bookstores

We’re all eager to support local small businesses at this difficult time. Among the businesses that could most use our support are independent bookstores: that’s why we at The Common have put together this list of bookstores we’ve partnered with who are staying open—in some capacity—to serve your literary quarantine needs. The situation is changing rapidly, so make sure to check bookstores’ websites or social media for the most up-to-date info on how they are operating.

Amherst Books • Amherst, MA
Open for curbside pickup and delivery.

Brookline Booksmith • Brookline, MA
Open for delivery.

Casa Magazines • New York, NY
Open for curbside pickup.

The City Reader • Portland, OR
Open for delivery.

Downtown Books & News •  Asheville, NC
Open for curbside pickup

Greenlight Bookstore • Brooklyn NY
Online orders are availble for deliver from their supplier’s warehouse.

McNally Jackson Books • New York, NY
Open for delivery, with free shipping on purchases over $50.

Park Slope Community Bookstore • Brooklyn, NY
Open for delivery, with free shipping through media mail.

Politics and Prose • Washington, D.C.
Open for delivery, with free shipping through media mail.

Quimby’s Bookstore • Chicago, IL
Open for curbside pickup

Regulator Bookshop •  Durham, NC
Open for delivery.

Smoke Signals • San Francisco, CA
Open for delivery.

Southampton Books • Southampton, NY
Open for delivery, with free shipping + online browsing on their virtual boosktore

Trident Booksellers • Boston, MA
Open for delivery.

Support The Common’s Favorite Indie Bookstores

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