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Tue, 10 Oct


South Hill Park Arts Centre

Hello, Bookstore (PG) at South Hill Park

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Hello, Bookstore (PG) at South Hill Park
Hello, Bookstore (PG) at South Hill Park

Time & Location

10 Oct 2023, 19:30 – 11 Oct 2023, 19:30

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Ringmead, Bracknell RG12 7PA, UK

About the Event

Directed by A B Zax | Documentary | 86 mins | USA | 2022

Matthew Tannenbaum, Shawnee Tannenbaum, Sophie Tannenbaum

In the shadow of the pandemic, small-town rallies to protect a beloved local bookstore. A charming love-letter to literature and local cultural institutions and the connections they foster; poignant and intimate filmmaking at its finest.

Tannenbaum’s fondness for his store and its wares is a beautiful thing to behold NEW YORK TIMES

.......and for any who may be interested......

Hello, Bookstore Reading List (as in the credits)

The following are read from in the film:

Wendell Berry, Prayers and Sayings of the Mad Farmer

Willa Cather, My Ántonia

Leonard Cohen, Beautiful Losers

Billy Collins, On Turning Ten

John Crowley, Little, Big

Gustave Flaubert, November

Robert Frost, Good Hours

Donald Hall, String Too Short to Be Saved

Laurie Lee, Cider with Rosie

Edna St. Vincent Millay, Souvenir; Travel; My Heart, Being Hungry

Philip Roth, The Human Stain

Maurice Sendak, Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life

William Shakespeare, Henry V

Elizabeth Smart, By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

Jane Smiley, The Worth of a Bookstore

Richard Zukowski, Dragonfly Days


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