Friday, October 23, 2009

Sally's Weekly Update for 10/23/09

The Mysterious Bookshop

58 Warren Street

New York, NY 10007

Ph: 212-587-1011

Fax: 212-587-1126

Open Seven Days, 11.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Weekly Update 10/23/09


‘Tis the season - for Vampires!

Wednesday, October 28th at 7.00 p.m.


2537 Broadway at 95th Street

(212) 864-5400

Vampire Tales. A Halloween party with Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) and Aasif Mandvi (The Daily Show) reading stories from The Vampire Archives, edited by our own Otto Penzler.

Tickets: $27.00 Members: $25.00

If you go in costume, tickets are $10 and you are eligible for the contest.

Thursday, October 29th 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

The Mysterious Bookshop

Halloween-Fourth-Anniversary-Celebrating-the-publication-of-The Vampire-Archives-edited- by-Otto-Penzler-Party

Wednesday, October 28th 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

The Mysterious Bookshop

Derek Nikitas

The Long Division

Author of The Pyres will be here to discuss his new book.]

Light refreshments will be served


Derek Haas was here this week reading from his second Silver Bear Thriller. Columbus is the name of the book and the assassin/hero of this series. We still have a couple of signed first editions of the first in the series, The Silver Bear. Columbus 24.00. The Silver Bear 24.00.

We have very few copies of Boston Noir edited by Dennis Lehane. This is the hard cover edition and is limited to 100 copies and is signed by Dennis Lehane. $100.00

Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem is set in two different Manhattans. Lethem’s forte is parallel realities and he does not disappoint here. This novel is being described by many as his best to date. An Unclassifiable Club Selection. $27.95

Mathilda Savitch is a first novel by Victor Lodato. Mathilda is an adolescent who is dealing with the death of her older sister. She decides to figure out how this tragedy happened and begins to sort through her sister’s possessions. The journey we take with Mathilda is both heartbreaking and hilarious. $25.00

We did manage to get copies of Hardball signed by Sara Paretsky. This is her latest V.I. Warshawski mystery and, we hear, one of her best. $26.95


The Lion’s Game by Nelson Demille, Warner Books, NY. 2000. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Darkening Glass by Paul Doherty, Headline. London. 2009. First Edition. SIGNED. 50.00

Mathilde of Westminster series set in the England of Edward II. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Mystery for Mary by Virginia Hanson, Doubleday Crime Club, NY. 1942. $125.00

Endpapers foxed, else a fine, fresh copy in dust jacket with a sliver chipped from top of spine.

Mr. Sandeman Loses His Life by Eugene Healy, Holt, NY. 1940. First Edition. $75.00

Fine, crisp copy in price-clipped dust jacket with minor edge wear.

Murder By Reflection by H.F. Heard, Vanguard, NY. 1942. First Edition. $75.00

Fine in dust jacket, which is lightly rubbed and with minor chipping on the spine.

The Man Who Didn’t Exist by Geoffrey Homes, Morrow, NY. 1937. First Edition. $85.00

A fine copy in a rubbed dust jacket that has been backed with brown tape. Scarce in dust jacket.

Obelists Fly High by C. Daly King, Knopf, NY. 1935. First U.S. Edition. $85.00

Pale green cover. Spine sunned, else near fine.

The Affair of the Dead Stranger by Clifford Knight, Dodd, Mead, NY. First Edition 1944. $60.00

Fine in dust jacket with chips at spine ends.

Dancing with Demons by Peter Tremayne, Headline, London. First Edition. 2007. SIGNED. $50.00

A Sister Fidelma mystery. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Council of the Cursed by Peter Tremayne, Headline, London. First Edition. 2008. SIGNED. $56.00

A Sister Fidelma mystery. Fine in fine dust jacket.


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