Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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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.

Lone Star Noir

A chilling collection of tales from Texas, a state that, according to coeditor Bobby Byrd, “bleeds noir fiction.”

Pittsburgh Noir

Pittsburgh Noir roars forth, exploring the hidden underworld of what has often been called “the most livable city in America.”

Trinidad Noir

The Caribbean provides no shelter from the delicious terror of the Akashic Noir Series.

DC Noir

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

Long Island Noir

Between these covers, Long Island emerges as a region far more complex and sinister than merely a playground for the rich and famous.