Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Zagreb Noir (Croatia)

Zagreb Noir follows in the footsteps of Moscow Noir and St. Petersburg Noir as the Noir Series delves into Eastern Europe.

Copenhagen Noir (Denmark)

Scandinavian writing has come to dominate the global crime-fiction landscape, and this volume offers a delicious, devious sampling of why.

London Noir (England)

Serpent’s Tail novelist Unsworth teases, tickles, and horrifies with her stellar curation of London Noir.

Phoenix Noir

Lee Child, Diana Gabaldon, James Sallis, and others reveal how, in Phoenix, sunshine is the new noir.

Beirut Noir (Lebanon)

On the heels of Tel Aviv Noir and Tehran Noir, the Akashic Noir Series moves deeper into the Middle East.

DC Noir 2: The Classics

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.