More Cuban noir from Akashic! (Following the success of Outcast by José Latour—nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Firecracker awards.)
Subject: Latin American Interest
Bolivia’s #1 novel is finally translated into English. Translated by Adrian Althoff, with an afterword by Ilan Stavans.
Bolivia’s preeminent fiction writer eclipses the successful English translation of American Visa with a riveting murder mystery. Translated by Adrian Althoff.
The highly entertaining debut crime-fiction novel from Brazilian music icon and best-selling author Bellotto is finally published in English.
In the early 1970s, César Alvarez enlists in the navy to escape a life of crime; while the decision saves him from the streets, it also lands him amid volatile racial tensions at a crucial moment in US history.
The Noir Series dives deeper into Latin America, into a city with a long history, both glorious and sinister.
The debut winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series.
A highly ambitious and visionary poetry debut from the first Mexican author in Chris Abani’s acclaimed Black Goat series.
Robert Arellano, author of the Edgar-nominated crime novel Havana Lunar, returns with another spine-tingling noir from Akashic Books.
The Ancient Greek thriller from the author of Adios Muchachos, winner of an Edgar Award.
Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
The scintillating stand-alone sequel to Arellano’s 2010 Edgar Award finalist, Havana Lunar.
A literary crime novel on the last island of socialism, during a period of intense desperation.
In the stories of Havana Noir, authors uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria, in a city characterized by ironic and wrenching contradictions.
Introducing the new winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, given by the National Poetry Series, featuring an introduction by Rigoberto González, and presented in both Spanish and English.
The new winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, granted by the National Poetry Series, is the author’s impressionistic homage to his hometown of Colima, Mexico.
The highly anticipated debut poetry collection from the best-selling author of Dreaming in Cuban.
A post-punk story of outsiders, family, inherited drama, and love set in downtown New York, Los Angeles, and Mexico City.
Two Catholic priests fall in love amid deadly conflicts in the Amazon between the Colombian government, insurgent groups, and drug cartels.
Based on a true, ripped-from-the-headlines story, a voyage into the noir heart of present-day Guatemala.
Mexico City enters the Noir Series arena, edited by one of Mexico’s most revered novelists.
A bilingual—English and Spanish—collection by the 2017 winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series.
An RDV Books publication.
The winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series; published in both English and Spanish.
In concise and distilled prose, Lemus presents a collection of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits of a challenging year that threatened all she loved most.
Three days in the life of Samuel Berkow, a German Jew escaping Nazi Germany by boat to Guatemala in 1938.
With Rio Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves for the first time into South America.
A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.
Puerto Rico’s capital city enters the Noir Series arena, meticulously edited by one of San Juan’s best-known authors.
La capital de Puerto Rico entra la arena de la serie noir, editado meticulosamente por una de las autoras más conocidas de San Juan.
On the heels of Rio Noir, beloved Brazilian rock star and best-selling novelist Tony Bellotto ushers another world-class city into the Akashic Noir Series.
From the illustrator of Go the F*** to Sleep comes a history of coffee, Coca-Cola, caffeine, cocaine, secret formulas, special flavors, special favors, Harry J. Anslinger, and Prohibition.
*While supplies last, books ordered through the website will be SIGNED by Ricardo Cortés.
So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
Robert Pinsky and Derek Walcott anchor this groundbreaking, soulful poetry collection.
Undistilled noir in the much-anticipated third novel from the American Book Award–winning Bronx native.
The debut novel from the Godfather of Cuban Noir.
The long-awaited follow-up to Edgar Award–winning Adios Muchachos.
Obejas’s stories of contemporary Cuba explore how history and fate intrude on even the most ordinary of lives.
A stylized reissue of the acclaimed, surreal noir collaboration between Mexico’s greatest writer and its most courageous revolutionary.