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Brazenhead: New York's speakeasy bookstore turns a new page - The Guardian
The Collected Unsolicited Advice for Living in the End Times Vol. 1
The first year of Michaael's Unsolicited Advice, all together and better than ever.
The Collected Unsolicited Advice for Living in the End Times: Volume II
I only agreed to write this end of times advice column for the obvious reason, the end was near. Now it’s been two years and it’s still kicking.
When Your New York City Apartment has a Secret Literary Past - March 2017
It was about three years ago now that my boyfriend and I met the broker of our current apartment. On that December morning, we walked down 84th Street, scanning the building numbers until we found our destination.
Brazenhead: New York's speakeasy bookstore turns a new page - October 2015
For years, Michael Seidenberg had sold books from his Upper East Side apartment, but received an eviction notice in July. Literary New York mourned – but recently the shop has shown new signs of life
Saying Goodbye to a Secret Bookstore - August 2015
For seven years, Brazenhead Books operated out of an apartment at 235 East Eighty-fourth Street. It was, strictly speaking, illegal, and because it was illegal it had to be secret.
Brazenhead: A Secret Bookstore's Long Goodbye - July 2015
The thing about vanishing New York: It’s often us who get lost, not the city.
The Good Host, but Bad Bookseller, of Brazenhead Books - March 2015
Michael Seidenberg’s shop, Brazenhead Books, part speakeasy, part bookstore, will soon close.
Brazenhead Makes Fodor's List of World's 20 Most Stunning Bookstores - August 2014
One of New York City's best-kept secrets, Brazenhead Books is a speakeasy bookstore in an Upper East Side apartment.
Brazenhead Books: A Secret Speakeasy Bookstore on Manhattan’s Upper East Side - August 2011
A brazen head is said to be a head cast in bronze or brass capable of answering any question.
Wanna Buy a Book? - June 2008
Mchael Seidenberg has a beard with deckled edges, a boyish face with only minor wear, a spine in fine shape, a mint mind, and a Brooklyn provenance, circa early nineteen-fifties.