Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Subject: Latin American Interest

Adios Muchachos

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More Cuban noir from Akashic! (Following the success of Outcast by José Latour—nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Firecracker awards.)

Andean Express

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Bolivia’s preeminent fiction writer eclipses the successful English translation of American Visa with a riveting murder mystery. Translated by Adrian Althoff.

Curse the Names

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Robert Arellano, author of the Edgar-nominated crime novel Havana Lunar, returns with another spine-tingling noir from Akashic Books.

Haiti Noir

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Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.

Havana Noir (Cuba)

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In the stories of Havana Noir, authors uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria, in a city characterized by ironic and wrenching contradictions.

Like Son

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A post-punk story of outsiders, family, inherited drama, and love set in downtown New York, Los Angeles, and Mexico City.

Ruins

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A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.

Forthcoming Titles

The Mastermind

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Forthcoming: 4/5/16

Based on a true, ripped-from-the-headlines story, a voyage into the noir heart of present-day Guatemala.

Rio Noir (Brazil)

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Forthcoming: 6/7/16

Published right before the 2016 Rio Olympics, Rio Noir will reveal more about this fabled city than news coverage will.