Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Subject: Forthcoming

Black Lotus 2: The Vow

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Forthcoming: 11/3/20

Against her better judgment, assassin Kahllah (a.k.a. the Black Lotus) is called upon to try to “eliminate” a mysterious band of thieves calling themselves the Ghost Squad.

Alabama Noir

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Forthcoming: 4/7/20

Alabama joins Mississippi as fertile Deep South soil for the Noir Series.

Berkeley Noir

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Forthcoming: 5/5/20

Berkeley brings its own unique blend of Bay Area noir, complementing the grit and grime that preceded it in San Francisco Noir and Oakland Noir.

The Psychic Soviet

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Forthcoming: 7/7/20

A reissue of Ian F. Svenonius’s cult-classic debut essay collection, including brand-new writing in this expanded edition.

The Darkest Hearts

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Forthcoming: 8/4/20

Trap music, human trafficking, malt liquor, and the tyranny of President Trump collide in the fifth installment of Nelson George’s D Hunter mystery series.