San Diego may be known as “America’s finest city,” but its deadly alter ego is hereby exposed.
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San Francisco Noir lashes out with hard-biting tales exploring the shadowy nether regions of scenic “Baghdad by the Bay.”
Dashiell Hammett and William Vollmann are just two treats in this stellar sequel to the smash-hit original volume of San Francisco Noir, which captures the dark mythology of a world-class locale.
Puerto Rico’s capital city enters the Noir Series arena, meticulously edited by one of San Juan’s best-known authors.
La capital de Puerto Rico entra la arena de la serie noir, editado meticulosamente por una de las autoras más conocidas de San Juan.
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.
Under the inspired curation of Ariel Gore, Santa Fe joins Phoenix as a riveting Southwest US installment in the Akashic Noir Series.
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.
An authentic and riveting hip-hop memoir in the Joan Didion tradition from Bronx native Lewis.
The second installment in the Dead Detective series finds protagonist Harry Doyle embroiled in a multiple-murder investigation involving Scientology executives.
A touching, beautifully illustrated story of a misunderstood shark, and its quest to understand the world both above and below the sea.
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Explore the sinister shine, both past and present, of the Emerald City.
From the illustrator of Go the F*** to Sleep comes a history of coffee, Coca-Cola, caffeine, cocaine, secret formulas, special flavors, special favors, Harry J. Anslinger, and Prohibition.
September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows presents a powerful collection of essays, photos, and heartfelt stories about their deeply personal responses to their very public tragedies.
The children’s version of the #1 New York Times best-selling classic!
The 100% kid-friendly, G-rated version of the New York Times best-selling parents’ book, You Have to F**king Eat.
The debut novella by Aaron Petrovich and first release from Hotel St. George Press.
In Scofield’s powerful debut, teenager Lily Asher takes her first steps toward a strange, loving journey to self-acceptance and belonging.
The debut novel from the award-winning Ghanaian-born Jamaican poet.
Derek McCormack’s most compelling work yet is his second selection in Dennis Cooper’s groundbreaking Little House on the Bowery fiction series.
The first collection of work from the acclaimed underground music photographer.
Half the size, double the trouble. Simon’s cat has a new little friend who may be even more accident prone.
In this brand-new book we see Simon’s Cat face any feline’s most dreaded scenario: heading to the vet.
This year, the world’s favorite cat faces his biggest series of challenges yet, as he takes on the whole globe!
A provocative debut that masterfully fuses issues of culture, race, sexuality, and family.
Since You Ask is about the origins of sexual compulsion, and one young woman’s attempts to be free.
Singapore is exposed in all of its noir glory with scintillating stories from the very best of the city’s authors.
Brand-new fiction, essays, and poems from seventeen island countries around the world.
So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
Robert Pinsky and Derek Walcott anchor this groundbreaking, soulful poetry collection.
The novel that inspired the Merchant Ivory film is back in print! With a new author’s introduction and a previously unpublished chapter.
A gripping portrait of a rural Indiana town still reeling from the unsolved 1980s murder of a gay teen.
The novel that’s changing the way we define “family.” The Osbournes, Sopranos, and Eminem are only “some of the parts” that make up the whole story of the new American family.
Chris Abani’s new novella furthers his reputation as the most acclaimed young African writer today.
A photographic history of the DC-based 1980s punk rock band that recorded for Dischord Records.
Undistilled noir in the much-anticipated third novel from the American Book Award–winning Bronx native.
Grief, violence, and history collide to offer a radical look at childhood and migration in suburban New England.
A literary thriller from the daughter of James Jones.
Following the international success of the Noir Series, this volume marks the launch of a new drug-based sister series.
An oral and photographic history of the Washington, DC, punk rock scene, including Minor Threat, Bad Brains, Fugazi, and more.
The debut novel from the Godfather of Cuban Noir.
Edited by the best-selling author of The Ice Harvest, St. Louis Noir thickens the Midwest quotient for Akashic’s Noir Series.
Following Akashic’s success with Moscow Noir, this new volume explores the dark beating heart of Russia’s cultural mecca.
A stirring story of criminality, drug addiction, recovery, and unlikely fame.
Stockholm Noir joins Copenhagen Noir and Helsinki Noir in powerfully representing the Akashic Noir Series in Scandinavia.
Book II in The Primal Age Chronicles will leave you questioning everything you know about surviving in the modern world.
A contemporary Los Angeles story of uncrossable social lines, allegiance and betrayal, immeasurable power, and the ways the present is continuously shaped by the past.
The critically acclaimed psychological drama from the author of the cult classic The Fuck-Up and Manhattan Loverboy.
A haunting Florida-based literary thriller in the tradition of Alfred Hitchcock.
A riveting coming-of-age story that follows a young woman who squats abandoned buildings with comrades in 1990s New York City.
Washington, DC–based rock ‘n’ roll antihero Ian F. Svenonius provides an unparalleled and exquisitely provocative how-to guide for rock bands.
An erotic drama about four sexy couples and one swingers’ club where their fantasies and nightmares collide.
Australia can no longer be held back from the Akashic Noir Series; herein, Sydney reveals itself to be a world-class hub of noir.
Sparrow L. Patterson’s debut novel follows a nineteen-year-old bisexual girl on her whirlwind journey of sexual escapades, drug-induced hallucinations, shoplifting sprees, and other criminal behavior.
A reissue of a 1965 novel, a remarkable narrative of childhood and youth, spiraling out of Dante’s Inferno.