Friday Night Flicks: Welcome to The Last Bookstore

Tonight’s flick is Chad Howitt’s short documentary on Josh Spencer, founder and owner of The Last Bookstore in Downtown Los Angeles. With a running time of 11:36, it is a  little longer than I usually choose, but I think it is worth the time.

 

 

Perhaps you can spend some time in your local book store this weekend.

About Byopia Press

I have been working in the book arts field for more than twenty years, and operating Byopia Press with my husband David since the late 1990s. I began producing artist's books and altered books in 2004.
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4 Responses to Friday Night Flicks: Welcome to The Last Bookstore

  1. lcmt says:

    I love this bookstore! I want to make a pilgrimage to this bookstore!

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  2. Hilke says:

    Oh, I would love to visit that store! The place alone looks amazing, and all the installation kind of things look fascinating. And despite the huge space he seemed to have managed to create a rather comfy atmosphere. Adding a cute little girl walking a puppy to the video seems a bit sneaky, though, what could compete with that 🙂
    Thanks for sharing!

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    • Byopia Press says:

      I liked the fact that some of the many discarded and probably unsellable books that go through a used bookstore had been turned into installations, and that he has books in a vault since the space was formerly a bank!

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