17. The Mysterious Bookshop

Tribeca’s mystery-only bookstore, The Mysterious Bookshop

If you’re interested in crime and suspense, you’ll be in good hands at The Mysterious Bookshop. The shop opened in 1973, specializing in signed first editions, limited editions and rare crime novels. Otto Penzler, the owner, is an editor of mystery fiction in his own right, having won two Edgar Awards, the Ellery Queen Award, and The Raven, which is the highest non-writing award from The Mystery Writers of America. They offer lots of events, including six bookclubs. Located at 58 Warren Street in Tribeca.