Beyond Borders

A new documentary chronicles the underground life of New York's street book vendors

Near the end of BookWars, the filmmaker confesses to have burned out a bit on his accidental vocation. And quitting is no dereliction of duty: Having humanized a widespread--yet deeply obscure--aspect of New York's street culture, he has already completed a valuable task. And it almost goes without saying that you don't need to provide two weeks' notice to stop street selling; you just pick up your blanket and walk away.


BookWars starts Friday at U Film Society; (612) 627-4430.

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