More Cuban noir from Akashic! (Following the success of Outcast by José Latour—nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Firecracker awards.)
Subject: Mysteries & Crime
Featured Mystery & Crime Titles
An exposé of an America no one is comfortable talking about: the volatile ground where male violence and sexuality overlap.
Bolivia’s #1 novel is finally translated into English. Translated by Adrian Althoff, with an afterword by Ilan Stavans.
Bolivia’s preeminent fiction writer eclipses the successful English translation of American Visa with a riveting murder mystery. Translated by Adrian Althoff.
Mystery queenpin Lippman and cohorts dissect their city with a vengeance.
The much-anticipated entry of Spain into the Akashic Noir Series arena.
By William Heffernan, the author of The Corsican and Cityside.
Front Page meets Harlem Nights: a riveting and racy historical mystery set in 1920s Harlem.
There was only ever one candidate for the job of assembling Boston Noir: Dennis Lehane!
Dennis Lehane returns to coedit, with Cotton & Clarke, the sequel to the best-selling evergreen anthology Boston Noir.
The writers represented in Bronx Noir know the borough so well that, reading the book, you’ll smell it, feel it, see it, hear it.
New York’s punchiest borough asserts its criminal legacy with all new stories from a magnificent set of today’s best writers.
Brooklyn Noir is back with a vengeance, this time with the masters of yore: H.P. Lovecraft, Donald Westlake, Lawrence Block, Pete Hamill, Jonathan Lethem, Colson Whitehead, and more!
Brooklyn Noir is back, this time with a true-crime vengeance.
15th anniversary edition of the Bowling Alley Murder mystery.
The highly anticipated second title from Akashic’s groundbreaking street-lit imprint, The Armory, curated by author Kenji Jasper.
Malice and mayhem simmer beneath the surface of one of America’s favorite vacation areas.
This isn’t someone’s dream of Chicago. It’s not even a nightmare. It’s just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir.
Once one of New York’s most respected investigative reporters, Pulitzer Prize nominee Heffernan takes readers behind the scenes at a major New York newspaper.
The best fiction anthology of cocaine-themed tales to blow through in years, featuring all-new stories from Susan Straight, Lee Child, Jerry Stahl, Ken Bruen, Laura Lippman, Bill Moody, Nina Revoyr, and many more.
A new mystery in hardcover from the godfather of Cuban Noir.
Scandinavian writing has come to dominate the global crime-fiction landscape, and this volume offers a delicious, devious sampling.
Robert Arellano, author of the Edgar-nominated crime novel Havana Lunar, returns with another spine-tingling noir from Akashic Books.
Mystery sensation Pelecanos pens the lead story and edits this groundbreaking collection of stories detailing the seedy underside of the nation’s capital.
From Ed Jones to Langston Hughes, Pelecanos explores DC’s historic malaise, following up the best-selling first volume of DC Noir.
Thirty-year-old homicide detective Harry Doyle—dubbed “The Dead Detective” by his fellow cops after he was murdered and revived at the age of ten—faces his most difficult case: a beautiful murder victim who was a notorious child molester.
The legendary city of Delhi, India provides fertile ground for stories of darkness and despair.
Motor City’s finest literary talents—including Oates, Estleman, Holden, and Parrish—offer a shadowed spectrum of gripping, haunted visions.
Debut novelist Larson presents the first book in a literary-noir series featuring an obsessive-compulsive protagonist in a ravaged New York City.
Irish crime-fiction sensation Ken Bruen and cohorts shine a light on the dark streets of Dublin.
The Ancient Greek thriller from the author of Adios Muchachos, winner of an Edgar Award.
A riveting novel of ideas exploring the perils of hazing and feverish masculinity on a high school football team.
The first title from The Armory, a new high-quality urban noir imprint edited by Kenji Jasper.
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.
A literary crime novel on the last island of socialism, during a period of intense depseration.
In the stories of Havana Noir current and former residents of the city uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria.
Basis for the major motion picture The Narrows, starring Kevin Zegers, Vincent D’Onofrio, Sofia Bush, and Eddie Cahill.
Armstead Maupin meets Carl Hiaasen in a brilliant black comedy that traces the paths of disparate characters floating through New York, about to collide in a treacherous story that will make you think twice about ever answering a classified ad.
The latest entry in the Akashic Drug Chronicles Series. Heroin has long been understood as the most “literary” of narcotics, and this collection will, for better and worse, have tremendous pop cultural appeal.
The sharpest, most stylized, and ambitious anthology of Native American literature ever published.
The Akashic Noir Series moves fearlessly to the city hosting the European/Asian divide.
Steve Paul recruits Daniel Woodrell, John Lutz, and others to examine the seedy underbelly of this complex Midwestern city.
Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital 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.
Serpent’s Tail novelist Unsworth shocks and awes with help from her London criminal-literary colleagues.
Texas enters the Akashic Noir Series arena with a dazzling array of terrifying, well-crafted short fiction.
Stories covering Long Island’s extremes, from the comfortably rich to the horribly poor, and all darkness between.
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.
Mystery writing titan Lawrence Block takes a bite into Manhattan crime.
Following the commercial success of the original Manhattan Noir, mystery titan Lawrence Block digs even deeper into the New York noir legacy.
Mexico City enters the Noir Series arena, edited by one of Mexico’s most revered novelists.
Revealed: the dark and delicious side of Paradise.
Moscow has been chomping at the bit to enter the Noir Series—with the intention of perpetrating extreme Russian menace.
Following the success of Delhi Noir and the film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai now enters the Noir Series arena.
Larson’s antihero Dewey Decimal is back in this bombastic and soulful sequel to The Dewey Decimal System.
Jonathan Safran Foer and Robert Pinsky join Joyce Carol Oates and other illustrious writers to explore Jersey noir.
Beneath the glitter of Mardi Gras lies the sleaze of Bourbon Street; under the celestial sounds of JazzFest, the nightmare screams of a city once at war within its neighborhoods, but after Hurricane Katrina, seemingly at war with nature and the rest of the country as well.
A hard-boiled tour behind the Orange Curtain.
All original stories from Paris’s finest authors, all translated from French.
Philly finally enters the Noir Series arena: the City of Brotherly Love becomes a City of Brotherly Malice.
Lee Child, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, and others reveal how the scalding Arizona sun breeds its own unique blend of noir.
Pittsburgh Noir roars forth, presenting the true underbelly of “the most livable city in America.”
A bad-ass noir novel set in hip hop culture, by best-selling and critically-acclaimed author Nelson George.
Explore the dark, rainy underbelly of one of America’s most beautiful but enigmatic cities.
On the heels of Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the Bronx, the borough of Queens enters the chambers of noir.
The River City emerges as a hot spot for unseemly noir.
Rome provides a fertile setting for this groundbreaking collection of original stories, all translated from Italian.
San Diego may be known as “America’s finest city,” but its deadly alter ego is hereby exposed.
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.
Seattle’s evolution to high-finance and high-tech has provided greater opportunity to those with sinister intent.
Undistilled noir in the much-anticipated third novel from the American Book Award–winning Bronx native.
Nina Revoyr brings us a compelling story of race, love, murder, and history against the backdrop of Los Angeles.
Following the international success of the Noir Series, this volume marks the launch of a new drug-based sister series.
The debut novel from the Godfather of Cuban Noir.
Following Akashic’s success with Moscow Noir, this new volume explores the dark beating heart of Russia’s cultural mecca.
New York’s fifth borough finally enters the Noir Series arena, completing the series tour of the world’s noirest city.
The critically acclaimed psychological drama from the author of the cult classic The Fuck-Up and Manhattan Loverboy.
The long-awaited follow-up to Edgar Award–winning Adios Muchachos.
A historical mystery by bestseller Heffernan in the tradition of Chandler and Hammett.
The Akashic Noir Series moves fearlessly north of the US border.
The Caribbean provides no shelter from the delicious terror of the Akashic Noir Series.
A stylized reissue of the acclaimed, surreal noir collaboration between Mexico’s greatest writer and its most courageous revolutionary.
Venice, Italy, behind the tourist veil, is revealed and dissected.
Wall Street Noir casts a stark light on the darkest ends of the Street.
National Book Award–nominee Heather Dune Macadam presents her first mystery as alluring as a Buddhist Koan.
In Heffernan’s best novel to date, a young, one-armed Civil War veteran investigates the death of a troubled fellow soldier in 1860s Vermont and Virginia.
Fresh noir from one of the most intense, congested, and overpopulated cities in the world.
Joyce Carol Oates, Lee Child, Linda Yablonsky, and others take short fiction to a higher level (though they don’t inhale).
An expanded edition—with brand-new stories added to the fourth printing of this best-selling Noir Series installment.
Lawrence Block, Joyce Carol Oates, John Wray, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York’s second most populous city.
Texas’s ultimate noir town reveals its unseemly underbelly.
The best USA-based stories in the Akashic noir series, compiled into one volume and edited by Johnny Temple!
The best anthology of classic Haitian fiction ever assembled, unparalleled in scope.