Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Catalog Tag: Akashic Noir Series

Atlanta Noir

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

Brussels Noir (Belgium)

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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.

Buffalo Noir

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

New Haven Noir

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Amy Bloom masterfully curates a star-studded cast of contributors, including Michael Cunningham, Stephen L. Carter, and Roxana Robinson, to portray the city’s underbelly.

Santa Cruz Noir

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Following in the footsteps of Los Angeles Noir, San Francisco Noir, San Diego Noir, Orange County Noir, and Oakland Noir, this new volume further reveals the seedy underbelly of the Left Coast.

St. Louis Noir

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Edited by the best-selling author of The Ice Harvest, St. Louis Noir thickens the Midwest quotient for Akashic’s Noir Series.

Forthcoming Titles

Sydney Noir (Australia)

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Forthcoming: 1/1/19

Australia can no longer be held back from the Akashic Noir Series; herein, Sydney reveals itself to be a world-class hub of noir.

Berlin Noir (Germany)

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Forthcoming: 5/7/19

Berlin’s noir tradition is fueled by history, geography, and various literary histories, all of which add up to a powerful volume of riveting short stories.

Milwaukee Noir

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Forthcoming: 5/7/19

The city of manufacturers, a growing immigrant community, and booze make perfect grist for the Noir Series mill.

Houston Noir

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Forthcoming: 5/7/19

The fourth-largest city in the US is long overdue to enter the Noir Series arena, and does so blazingly.