The Mysterious Bookshop

Penzler, Otto, Ellroy, James, editors, Best American Noir Century

A treasure trove of a hundred years’ worth of the finest noir writing selected by James Ellroy

The editors have mined all the noir writing from 1910 to 2010 to find the 39 best stories available, including works by such authors as James M. Cain, Joyce Carol Oates, Elmore Leonard, Dennis Lehane, Evan Hunter, Mickey Spillane, Patricia Highsmith, William Gay and many more.



We are devoted to all things mysterious, from hard-boiled hardcovers to pulpy paperbacks, suspected signings and whispers around town.

Located at 58 Warren St in New York City, we are open Monday-Saturday from 11am-7pm. 212.587.1011

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