Saying Goodbye to a Secret Bookstore


In the same way that children imagine adults living in perfect freedom, enjoying all the cookies and television they want and staying up till all hours, Michael’s shop was what a bookish child might dream up as a fantasy home for himself, a place far from any responsibilities, where he would never run out of stories.

Brian Patrick Eha on Brazenhead Books, the clandestine, one-of-a-kind New York bookshop.