While New York has its fair share of well known bookstores, it also hides a whole other world of hidden bookstores with their own specialties and charms.
We mourn the passing of Michael Seidenberg, the owner of Brazenhead Books – a one-of-a-kind hidden bookstore in a walkup apartment on NYC's Upper East Side.
20 of the best independent bookstores in NYC to explore that have a particular specialty from cooking, to mystery, to comics to drama, to the revolution.
Our ten favorite bookstores in Manhattan, from the breathtaking Rizzoli to the booze-friendly Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, to the secret, speakeasy-esque Brazenhead.
Untapped's Jake Schabas goes to Brazenhead, a secret bookstore on the Upper East Side not only to buy books but to check out their weekly gathering of wine and words.