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 physical bookstore for a while, here’s a few videos to get you into the mood.

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Inside an Indie Bookstore

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

Inside an Indie Bookstore

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

Booksellers & Storytellers

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

Booksellers & Storytellers

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

Turned Pages

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

Turned Pages

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 (from the Washington Post) as he visits a few British booksellers.

An American Bookman in England

A reporter duo accompanies acclaimed literary critic Michael Dirda (from the Washington Post) as he visits a few 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.

Best Used Bookstore in America

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.

Interview with a Book Collector: Mark Valentine

An interview with British book collector and author Mark Valentine.

Brooklyn’s Most Cluttered Bookstore

The most cluttered bookstore in the world? Community Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, closes for good.

Brooklyn’s Most Cluttered Bookstore

The most cluttered bookstore in the world? 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.

How to Shop at the Strand

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.

One Old Bookshop Documentary

Short documentary about a characteristic Welsh bookstore, Ystwyth Books.

A collaboration with Filmanic

This collection has been curated in collaboration with Filmanic.com, and is also published there.

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