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The Mysterious Bookshop

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One of the great bookstores in the world

I had heard about this bookstores online and always wanted to visit. It is one large room crammed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Phil P
Hamilton, Canada
Great Mystery Bookshop

This bookshop is all mysteries, from true life, espionage, vintage and foreign mysteries. The... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Hull, Massachusetts
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“One of the great bookstores in the world”
1 May 2018
“Great Mystery Bookshop”
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58 Warren St, New York City, NY 10007-1099
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had heard about this bookstores online and always wanted to visit. It is one large room crammed with the best mysteries and crime novels in the world. I was able to purchase 2 signed novels from two of my favourite authors. The staff were...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This bookshop is all mysteries, from true life, espionage, vintage and foreign mysteries. The staff was very helpful with suggestions and locating items. They also carry a lot of signed copies of books. The vintage collection of 30-40 mysteries and were great. Prices are reasonable....More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

I'm a true book enthusiast and a big Sherlock Holmes fan. I found the listing for the Mysterious Bookshop when searching for independent bookstores in NYC while preparing for my recent trip. It's a little bit off of what has become our "beaten path" when...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2017

I absolutely love this bookstore! It's beautifully set-up and is well-stocked. Even more impressively when we were there, they had signed 1st editions by John Grisham. They got them from his publisher. We will definitely visit this charming store again!

1  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to experience new kinds of mystery and thrillers books. I got in, there was blues music, nice smell of books and a bit of wood, sailsmans was very nice. Asked for recommendations, after I told what I like and dislike about my books....More

1  Thank Doleviko
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here quite a few times, the last for a book launch of a mystery series I love. This shop is fantastic for mystery and pulp fiction books. They have all the classics like Christie and Chandler as well as current authors. I...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We called into the mysterious bookshop today on passing and it is amazing. It is set up like a library with a lounge and seat in the middle for browsers It has new releases, lots of signed books and lots of older books, I noticed...More

1  Thank acutlc
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I am a fan of mysteries, so I had to seek out this shop once I learned of its existence. It is supremely convenient to the West Side metro, around the corner from the Chambers St. station, and about a 10-minute walk from the Brooklyn...More

1  Thank avidbeader
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A really good bookshop - the book shelves go to the ceiling in a large comfortable double height room. One can always find crime classics, international authors and the overlooked and unusual. Whenever I am in the area I stop here because I know the...More

1  Thank Rosslyn H
Reviewed 25 January 2016

If you love crime novels, dream of one day having a library with those whizzy ladders that reach eight shelves up or want to talk Dorothy L. Sayers or Dashiell Hammett with fellow fans, here's the place. The staff are really friendly and knowledgeable, the...More

1  Thank sianyp777
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