Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Indian Country Noir

The sharpest, most stylized, and ambitious anthology of Native American literature ever published. Readers enter into a welter of troubled history throughout the Americans where the heritage of violence meets the ferocity of intent.

Moscow Noir (Russia)

Moscow has been chomping at the bit to enter the Noir Series . . . This anthology fearlessly investigates the darkest recesses of this fabled and troubled metropolis.

Seattle Noir

Explore the sinister shine, both past and present, of the Emerald City.

USA Noir

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

Bronx Noir

Best-selling crime writer S.J. Rozan corrals a diverse crew of celebrated authors to highlight the dark magnificence of her native New York City borough.

Mumbai Noir (India)

Following the success of Delhi Noir and the film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai Noir depicts the many ways in which the city’s ever-present shadowy aspects often force themselves onto the lives of ordinary people.