According to Praveen Madan on the Huffington Post, Indie Bookstores:
Provide a Cultural Experience for Readers
Provide a Nurturing Environment for Lesser Known and Emerging Writers
Enable Positive Social Change in Local Communities
Where are your local indie bookstores? How about finding a few when you travel? Check out the NewPages Guide to Independent Bookstores – and please let us know if there are any you think we should add to our guide (denisehill-at-newpages-dot-com).