After Dad went to prison for running over a six-year-old girl while driving home from the Sandbar, I had to make money fast so Mom could feed her prescription pill habit—as well as my younger brother—and pay the rent . . .
October 2014 News & Features
A hole at the base of a crumbling T-wall was the only point of entry to the group’s hideaway. Inside they were like kids in a clubhouse. They felt safe there, the wash of incandescent lighting creating shadows from every angle. They could drink, smoke, play cards, and talk shit about everybody they worked with without fear of outsiders or superiors intruding . . .
To celebrate the release of Tel Aviv Noir, the latest in Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to bring you a glimpse behind the city’s warm exterior with coeditor Etgar Keret’s introduction, “The Dark Side of the Bubble.”
To celebrate the release of The Luminous Heart of Jonah S., we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Gina B. Nahai on the gains and losses of trading in a deep-rooted identity for a multitude of others.
“That’s Datura—Queen of the Night.” Raphael was pointing at a large tree filled with big, cream-colored, bell-shaped flowers . . .
To celebrate the release of Tehran at Twilight, we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Salar Abdoh on the psychology behind his new book.
Attention New York! Join us and PEN American Center on Thursday, October 16 at the Gallery at (le) poisson rouge (158 Bleecker Street) to celebrate the release of Prison Noir! The event begins at 6:30 PM (doors open at 5:30 PM), and will feature readings by editor Joyce Carol Oates, contributor Eric Boyd, and Mitchell […]
The entire Noir Series backlist is on sale wherever e-books are sold for just $2.99 a title through October 31, 2014!
Featured: Black Interest
- The Baker’s Son: My Life in Business
- Not for Everyday Use
- Black Lotus
- Game World
- The Roving Tree
- The Girl with the Golden Shoes
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop
- On the Way Back
- Dance of the Jakaranda
- The Darkest Hearts
- Dog War
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tatu)