Antiquarian booksellers are part scholar, part detective and part businessperson, and their personalities and knowledge are as broad as the material they handle. They also play an underappreciated yet essential role in preserving history. THE BOOKSELLERS takes viewers inside their small but fascinating world, populated by an assortment of obsessives, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers. In … Continue reading A Movie for Bibliophiles, Finally!
Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward The Strand Bookstore, NYC, 1959 Gordon Parks
SANTORINI, Greece — On a wall above rare first editions, old maps of this volcanic island and a stained linen lampshade, a painted timeline traces the evolution of Atlantis Books from a wine-drenched notion in 2002 into one of Europe’s most enchanting bookstores. A terrace overlooks the Aegean Sea. Bookshelves swing back to reveal hidden, … Continue reading On a Greek Island, a Bookstore With Some Mythology of Its Own
An AirBnb experience allows you to discover what it's like to look after a bookshop. — Read on metro.co.uk/2019/05/23/you-can-run-a-london-bookshop-for-the-day-just-like-hugh-grant-in-notting-hill-9576766/