Otto Penzler (who called us back February to let us know that Matt Bell's story "Dredge" - first published in HFR #45 - had been selected for The Best American Mystery Stories 2010) has a profile in today's New York Times. Apparently he owns 58,000 first edition books, is friends with big wig writers like James Ellroy, and has a cool agent who lends him money to pay off his taxes. If Jay-Z liked mystery stories instead of hip-hop, he would be Otto Penzler.

Check out the full article on the Times website, here.