The Mysterious Bookshop

Opened in 1979 by Otto Penzler, The Mysterious Bookshop is the oldest mystery specialist book store in America. Previously located in midtown, the bookshop now calls Tribeca its home.

We publish a weekly update highlighting the best in mystery fiction, including information on upcoming signings and eventsnew releases, our crime book subscription clubs, and recently acquired rare books. Or, keep in touch on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook

Click here to check out a gallery of past signings and events at the shop.



We stock the finest selection of new mystery hardcovers, paperbacks and periodicals. Our shop also features a superb collection of signed Modern First Editions, Rare/Collectible hardcovers and Sherlockiana.

Our Bibliomystery series features novellas by some of the biggest authors in the genre, written exclusively for our store. We also publish limited editions of books by authors like Michael Connelly, James Ellroy, and Lee Child

The shop is open 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. 

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Phone: 212-587-1011
Fax: 212-587-1126
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The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
New York, NY 10007
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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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