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Tag: Noir

Julie Smith’s Introduction to New Orleans Noir: The Classics

To celebrate the release of New Orleans Noir: The Classics, the latest from Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at the glittering constellation of writers that have passed through New Orleans with editor Julie Smith’s introduction, “The Many Ways It Can All Go Away.”

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.”


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