About Mysterious Press & Otto Penzler

Otto Penzler, proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in TriBeCa, founded The Mysterious Press in 1975. The imprint was devoted to printing the best mystery, crime and suspense books, using fine paper and top dust jacket artists, as well as offering limited, signed editions. It went on to publish such best-selling authors as James Ellroy, P.D. James, Donald E. Westlake, Eric Ambler, Ross Macdonald, Isaac Asimov, Ed McBain, Kingsley Amis and Elmore Leonard, both in hardcover and paperback. Now, The Mysterious Press is back--and it's gone digital, putting out books through

Working in conjunction with Open Road Integrated Media, this 21st-century publishing house take's books from some of the most distinguished crime, mystery and suspense writers in the world, and offer them in digital reading formats, bringing them to a new generation of readers.

Overamstel Publishers and have an exclusive partnership to promote and sell the unique backlist of The Mysterious Press in The Netherlands and Belgium. 

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Otto Penzler

Otto Penzler

Otto Penzler (1942) is de eigenaar van The Mysterious Bookshop in New York....