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"Can an independent book store survive against the megastores?"
Paperback Dreams is a documentary that was released in 2008. The film looks at the topic of bookstores, and how they have fared in the world of the internet, and as an increasing number of persons move away from physical copies of books. The film presents this by following the owners of two different independent book stores. The film looks at the unique strategies they have used in order to survive in the modern age. This includes such things as developing an atmosphere that persons want to go to, moving into collectible books, and having part of their business online.