Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Oakland Noir

California’s noir quotient continues to rise with Oakland Noir, which reveals all the dark complexities of this increasingly prominent city.

São Paulo Noir (Brazil)

On the heels of Rio Noir, beloved Brazilian rock star and best-selling novelist Tony Bellotto ushers another world-class city into the Akashic Noir Series.

Atlanta Noir

This much-anticipated and long-overdue installment in Akashic’s Noir Series reveals many sides of Atlanta only known to its residents.

Buffalo Noir

Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York’s second biggest city.

Marrakech Noir (Morocco)

North Africa finally enters the Noir Series arena with a finely crafted volume of dark stories, translated from Arabic, French, and Dutch.

Brussels Noir (Belgium)

With Brussels Noir, the Noir Series explores a city that for many is the de facto capital of the European Union, at the crossroads between old and new worlds.