Roxane Gay’s Favorite Indie Bookstores Across the USA

The spokesperson for 2021’s Indies First—the annual campaign in support of independent bookstores on Small Business Saturday—was the beloved author Roxane Gay

Lucky for us, Roxane shared her favorite bookstores across the USA—read on for her thread of tweets, or skip ahead to see her full list organized by state.



Roxane Gay’s Favorite Bookstores

California

Bookshop Santa Cruz  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Santa Cruz, CA

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Book Soup  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Los Angeles, CA

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City Lights Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo
San Francisco, CA

Eso Won Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Los Angeles, CA

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The Last Bookstore  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Los Angeles, CA

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Skylight Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Los Angeles, CA

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Illinois

The Book Cellar  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Chicago, IL

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Quimby’s Bookstore  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Chicago, IL

Georgia

Charis Circle  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Decatur, GA

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Florida

Books & Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Coral Gables, FL

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Louisiana

Octavia Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
New Orleans, LA

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Massachusetts

Brookline Booksmith  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Brookline, MA

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Harvard Book Store  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Cambridge, MA

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Porter Square Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Cambridge, MA

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Michigan

Bookbug  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Kalamazoo, MI

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Minnesota

Missouri

Left Bank Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
St. Louis, MO

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New York

Books Are Magic  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Brooklyn, NY

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Sisters Uptown  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
New York, NY

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WORD  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Brooklyn, NY

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192 Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
New York, NY

Strand Book Store  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
New York, NY

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Ohio

Prologue Bookshop  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Columbus, OH

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Two Dollar Radio  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Columbus, OH

Oregon

Powell’s Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Portland, OR

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Tennessee

Parnassus Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Nashville, TN

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Texas

BookPeople  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Austin, TX

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Washington

Washington, D.C.

Busboys and Poets  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Washington, D.C.

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Kramer Books  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Washington, D.C.

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Politics and Prose  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Washington, D.C.

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Wisconsin

Boswell Book Company  Instagram logo  Twitter logo  Facebook logo
Milwaukee, WI

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