The Booksellers

It's a ghost story, brooded over by the rustling wraiths of bookstores dead and gone. ” The New Yorker

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 under-appreciated 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 – it is a lively, behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare-book world and the fascinating people who inhabit it.


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