The Mysterious Bookshop


Ever wanted to know the stories behind the stories? For those of you looking for winter reads that feel a bit more grounded in reality (or not!), we've hand-picked a selection of our favorite nonfiction titles.

In Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing by Members of the Detection Club, edited by Martin Edwards, ninety crime writers from the world’s oldest and most famous crime writing network give tips and insights into successful crime and thriller fiction.

Heather Martin's exquisitely written and nuanced biography of Lee Child, The Reacher Guy, gives readers an intimate look at an exceptional individual and writer who has created the international bestselling hero Jack Reacher, revered by dedicated and loyal readers worldwide.

For the thirtieth anniversary of its premiere comes Made Men  by Glenn Kenny, the vivid and immersive history behind Martin Scorsese’s signature film Goodfellas, hailed by critics as the greatest mob movie ever made.

John Curran's Edgar Award-nominated The Hooded Gunman is a lavish full-color celebration of the 2000 books by more than 250 authors published by the iconic Crime Club between 1930 and 1994.

Chinatown is the Holy Grail of 1970s cinema. Its twist ending is the most notorious in American film and its closing line of dialogue the most haunting. The Big Goodbye by Sam Wasson chronicles the incredible true story of its making.

The World's Oldest Mystery Fiction Specialty Store

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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