A secret book shop in New York City

July 14, 2011

This gorgeous video from Andrew David Watson about Michael Seidenberg and the story of how his bookshop (Brazenhead Books) had to move due to the high cost of real estate – not to a cheaper neighbourhood – but into his home is both poignant and inspirational.  Made with tenderness and care, the video highlight’s Seidenberg’s love of books and the career he has had for most of his life and then asks the question (without asking the question) – what happens when the external environment becomes hostile? how do we re-invent ourselves? It it time to stop? give up? do something different?  If this is what re-invention looks like then I’m all for it…Read the full blog post here.

There’s No Place Like Here: Brazenhead Books from Etsy on Vimeo.

Hat tip Open Culture

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