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Spotlight on New Federal Theatre

To celebrate the release of The System of Dante’s Hell — the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s remarkable 1965 novel, featuring a new introduction by Woodie King Jr. — we’re pleased to feature a spotlight on Woodie King Jr.’s New Federal Theatre.

Iman Humaydan’s Introduction to Beirut Noir

To celebrate the release of Beirut Noir, the latest in Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at editor Iman Humaydan’s introduction, “Violence of Loneliness, Violence of Mayhem.”

Ed Park’s Introduction to Buffalo Noir

To celebrate the release of Buffalo Noir, the latest in Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at coeditor Ed Park’s own personal Buffalo noir with his introduction, “Ice-Cold Stories.”

Ivan Sršen’s Introduction to Zagreb Noir

To celebrate the release of Zagreb Noir, the latest in Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at Zagreb’s dark history with editor Ivan Sršen’s introduction, “Surviving to Tell the Story.”

Joe Meno’s Introduction to Chicago Noir: The Classics

To celebrate the release of Chicago Noir: The Classics, the latest in Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at the history of noir and crime writing in Chicago with editor Joe Meno’s introduction, “Language of Shadows.”


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