West Africa enters the Noir Series arena, meticulously edited by one of Nigeria’s best-known authors.
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Award-winning author Yongsoo Park presents a powerful coming-of-age story of a young boy on the edges of New York City.
In this chilling portrait of America’s Sin City, lady luck is just as likely to dispense cold hard cash as a cold-hearted killing.
A phenomenal debut novella to further establish the literary excellence of Dennis Cooper’s Little House on the Bowery series.
The highly anticipated debut poetry collection from the best-selling author of Dreaming in Cuban.
A riveting tale of sickness and survival from the first female author on the Punk Planet Books imprint that brought you the indie hit Hairstyles of the Damned.
A poetic elegy for Kurt Cobain from the man who created the band Hole with Cobain’s wife, Courtney Love.
The impassioned memoirs from one of America’s leading civil liberties attorneys of the 20th century.
A post-punk story of outsiders, family, inherited drama, and love set in downtown New York, Los Angeles, and Mexico City.
Two Catholic priests fall in love amid deadly conflicts in the Amazon between the Colombian government, insurgent groups, and drug cartels.
An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.
In this evocative debut, the accidental murder of an eight-year-old forces a working-class community to face its demons.
After being abandoned by his animal friends, Little John Crow must come to terms with what it means to be part of a community when you are a vulture.
*While supplies last, books ordered through the Akashic Books website will include a bookplate SIGNED by Ziggy Marley!
A groundbreaking biography of the world’s first female sports superstar, the pioneering and uncompromising Lottie Dod.
New York Times best-selling author Laura Lippman’s picture book debut offers a timely parable about family values, a little girl, and a dragon.
Serpent’s Tail novelist Unsworth teases, tickles, and horrifies with her stellar curation of London Noir.
A chilling collection of tales from Texas, a state that, according to coeditor Bobby Byrd, “bleeds noir fiction.”
Between these covers, Long Island emerges as a region far more complex and sinister than merely a playground for the rich and famous.
A collection of cartoons, illustrations, and paintings that condense the complicated narratives of famous books into one-page works of art.
Los Angeles Noir brings you tales of crime and passion and betrayal from some of the most innovative and celebrated writers working today.
The sequel to Los Angeles Noir, an award-winning Los Angeles Times best-seller, this volume explores the history of the noir literary tradition on its home turf.
In Revoyr’s most thrilling novel to date, four backpackers embark on a trip in the Sierra Nevada that quickly becomes a disaster.
D Hunter, bodyguard-turned-PI, is back, investigating a murder that lures him into the heart of rhythm-and-blues history.
An anti–romantic comedy about the misadventures of four women who meet on a singles’ bike trip.
Violence and loss shatter Sarah Marker’s domestic life, causing her to reexamine the roots of creativity and art in New York City.
A long-awaited reissue of this deeply thoughtful novel about hope, forgiveness, and the cost of loving Donovan, a complex man with a shattered history.
Part murder mystery and part family saga, this dramatic and often hilarious novel explores the history of Los Angeles’s Iranian Jewish community.
The first-ever US publication of the Caribbean comic classic that is also a major motion picture.