9 Documentaries For Those Who Love Bookstores

It’s a special feeling to walk into a real bookstore or an antique shop for old books. The sound, or rather the silence, the smell – and especially the people. If you haven’t been able to stroll into a real bookstore for a while, here you can get your fill.

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Inside an Indie Bookstore

A report on what it is like to run an independent bookstore in a small town.

A report on what it is like to run an independent bookstore in a small town.

Booksellers & Storytellers

Documentary about small booksellers and antique shops in Toronto, Canada.

Documentary about small booksellers and antique shops in Toronto, Canada.

Turned Pages

A short documentary about “New Morning Books” in St. Adelaide, Australia.

A short documentary about “New Morning Books” in St. Adelaide, Australia.

An American Bookman in England

A reporter duo accompanies acclaimed literary critic Michael Dirda (Washington Post) as he visits some British booksellers.

A reporter duo accompanies acclaimed literary critic Michael Dirda (Washington Post) as he visits some British booksellers.

Best Used Bookstore in America

The best antique bookstore in the US? A vlog about the Dickson Street Book Shop in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The best antique bookstore in the US? A vlog about the Dickson Street Book Shop in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Interview with a Book Collector: Mark Valentine

An interview with British book collector and author Mark Valentine.

An interview with British book collector and author Mark Valentine.

Brooklyn’s Most Cluttered Bookstore

Most cluttered bookstore? Community Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, closes for good.

Most cluttered bookstore? Community Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, closes for good.

How to Shop at the Strand

Michael Orthofer have decided to read all the world’s major novels. Follow along as he shops books.

Michael Orthofer have decided to read all the world’s major novels. Follow along as he shops books.

One Old Bookshop Documentary

Short documentary about a characteristic Welsh bookstore, Ystwyth Books.

Short documentary about a characteristic Welsh bookstore, Ystwyth Books.

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