No, this isn't a futuristic tale about feuding intergalactic libraries, though some of its bookish characters exhibit distinctly otherworldly behavior. Instead, it's filmmaker and former street bookseller Jason Rosette's chronicle of lives on the other side of the cluttered
book table; and from Rosette's watchful eye to his folksy, Kerouac-esque narration, it's a unique experience. Hawking their wares in New York's Greenwich Village and on the Lower East Side, Rosette and his fellow enterprising bibliophiles are as dog-eared and diverse as the titles they're pushing
lusty, poetic, funny, scholarly, philosophical and decidedly offbeat. Pretty much every big-c...