The Mysterious Bookshop

Here are our top five bestselling titles, both hardcover and paperback, respectively, for October 2018! This list can also be found in our newsletter, which is available via subscription (email or print) or directly via our website.

All signed books are available on our website. Simply follow the link beneath the respective title to order a copy.

All unsigned books are available in-store or by phone order. The shop's phone number is 212-587-1011.



George Pelecanos - The Man Who Came Uptown

1. George Pelecanos
The Man Who Came Uptown
Mulholland Books.

Megan Abbott - Give Me Your Hand
2. Megan Abbott
Give Me Your Hand
Little, Brown & Co.

Edwin Hill - Little Comfort
3. Edwin Hill
Little Comfort

Lea Carpenter - Red, White, Blue
4. Lea Carpenter
Red, White, Blue

Walter Mosley - John Woman
5. Walter Mosley
John Woman
Atlantic Monthly Press.
Sold out!


1. Guy Bolton
The Pictures

2. Nathan Englander
Dinner at the Center of the Earth

Jonathan Santlofer - The Widower's Notebook - To Be Signed
3. Jonathan Santlofer
The Widower's Notebook

4. Alan Drew
Shadow Man
Random House.

5. Oscar de Muriel
A Fever of the Blood

Check in again soon for October's Staff Favorites!


Written by Ian Kern — October 08, 2018

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Specializing in Mystery Fiction and all its subgenres, including Detective, Crime, Hardboiled, Thrillers, Espionage, and Suspense.

Located at 58 Warren St in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm.

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