The Mysterious Bookshop

Otto Penzler, ed. - The Best American Mystery Stories of the 19th Century

This collection brings together stories by authors such as Stephen Crane, Luisa May Alcott, and Nathaniel Hawthorne, as well as those by lesser-known writers like Anna Katharine Green and Charles W. Chesnutt, in a treasury of mysteries from the century of the genre’s founding.


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.

If your order is a combination of in-stock and pre-order items, please note all items will ship together once everything is on-hand.



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