The Booksellers

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    99 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it. "Lovely. A documentary for anyone who can still look at a book and see a dream, a magic teleportation device, an object that contains the world" (Variety). An Official Selection of the New York Film Festival, and 90% fresh rated on Rotten Tomatoes, this cozy documentary that bibliophiles will love to get lost inside.
DIRECTED BY:
D.W. Young
CAST INCLUDES:
Parker Posey, Fran Lebowitz, Gay Talese

SYNOPSIS

A lively tour of New York’s book world, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers, past and present: from the Park Avenue Armory’s annual Antiquarian Book Fair, where original editions can fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars, to the Strand and Argosy bookstores, still standing against all odds.

The Booksellers

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    99 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
D.W. Young
CAST INCLUDES
Parker Posey, Fran Lebowitz, Gay Talese
A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it. "Lovely. A documentary for anyone who can still look at a book and see a dream, a magic teleportation device, an object that contains the world" (Variety). An Official Selection of the New York Film Festival, and 90% fresh rated on Rotten Tomatoes, this cozy documentary that bibliophiles will love to get lost inside.

A lively tour of New York’s book world, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers, past and present: from the Park Avenue Armory’s annual Antiquarian Book Fair, where original editions can fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars, to the Strand and Argosy bookstores, still standing against all odds.