Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Subject: Forthcoming

The Devil’s Song

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Forthcoming: 1/2/18

There’s a killer on the loose in Mission County, Pennsylvania . . . whose next victim might be the prosecuting attorney.

Knucklehead

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Forthcoming: 2/13/18

A fierce, intelligent, and often hilarious novel about a young African American attorney who struggles to keep his cool in the personally and politically turbulent ’90s.

A Killing for Christ

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Forthcoming: 3/6/18

The fiftieth-anniversary edition of Hamill’s thrilling and provocative 1968 debut novel, with a brand-new introduction by the author.

Beautiful Music

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Forthcoming: 5/1/18

A funny, poignant, thoughtfully rendered novel about love, fear, death, race, music, and the intense passions of youth.

Santa Cruz Noir

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Forthcoming: 6/5/18

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.

São Paulo Noir (Brazil)

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Forthcoming: 6/5/18

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.

Baghdad Noir (Iraq)

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Forthcoming: 8/7/18

One of the world’s most war-torn cities is portrayed through a noir lens in this chilling story collection.

Marrakech Noir (Morocco)

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Forthcoming: 8/7/18

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