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George Pelecanos

GEORGE PELECANOS is the author of twenty-two novels and story collections set in and around Washington, DC, and has been the recipient of numerous international writing awards. He is a screenwriter, essayist, and television writer/producer whose credits include The Wire, Treme, The Deuce, and We Own This City. He is the editor of the best-selling volumes DC Noir and DC Noir 2: The Classics. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. Buster: A Dog is his latest novel.

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Buster: A Dog

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Forthcoming: 5/7/24

Pelecanos breaks new literary ground with the story of a dog’s life—from the dog’s perspective—on the streets of Washington, DC

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before May 7, 2024.

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DC Noir

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Mystery sensation Pelecanos pens the lead story and edits this groundbreaking collection of stories detailing the seedy underside of the nation’s capital.

DC Noir 2: The Classics

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Pelecanos assembles an enchanting array of dark and subversive stories, following up the best-selling first volume of DC Noir, this time selecting the very best of Washington’s historical literary legacy.

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USA Noir

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The best USA-based stories in the Akashic noir series, compiled into one volume and edited by Johnny Temple!