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Helsinki Noir

by James Thompson Akashic Books (October 13, 2014)

Helsinki Noir joins Copenhagen Noir in representing the Akashic Noir Series in the far north of Europe.

Belfast Noir

by Stuart Neville, Adrian McKinty, Ian McDonald & Steve Cavanagh et al. Akashic Books (October 13, 2014)

Lee Child, Eoin McNamee, and others explore the dark corners and alleyways of Belfast.

Tel Aviv Noir

by Assaf Gavron, Etgar Keret, Matan Hermoni & Silje Bekeng et al. Akashic Books (September 15, 2014)

Keret and Gavron masterfully assemble some of Israel's top contemporary writers into a compulsively readable collection.

Tehran Noir

by Salar Abdoh Akashic Books (September 15, 2014)

An unflinching noir exploration of one of the world's most volatile cities.

Prison Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates Akashic Books (August 11, 2014)

A completely new, fresh, and frightening take on "prison literature."

DC Noir

by George Pelecanos, Kenji Jasper, Ruben Castaneda & Robert Currey et al. Akashic Books (February 01, 2006)

Bestselling mystery author George Pelecanos dazzles and terrifies with his first-ever anthology.

Baltimore Noir

by Laura Lippman, Ben Neihart, Tim Cockey & Dan Fesperman et al. Akashic Books (May 01, 2006)

Bestselling mystery queenpin Laura Lippman and cohorts dissect their own city with a vengeance.

Dallas Noir

by David Hale Smith Akashic Books (October 14, 2013)

Texas's ultimate noir town reveals its unseemly underbelly.

Kansas City Noir

by Steve Paul Akashic Books (October 02, 2012)

Steve Paul recruits Daniel Woodrell, John Lutz, and others to examine the seedy underbelly of this complex Midwestern city.

Long Island Noir

by Kaylie Jones Akashic Books (April 30, 2012)

Stories covering Long Island’s extremes, from the comfortably rich, to the horribly poor, and all darkness between.

New Orleans Noir

by Julie Smith, Kalamu ya Salaam, Patty Friedmann & Barbara Hambly et al. Akashic Books (April 01, 2007)

New Orleans has always had a heart of noir.

Miami Noir

by Les Standiford, Carolina Garcia-Aguilera, Lynne Barrett & David Beaty et al. Akashic Books (November 01, 2007)

James Hall, Barbara Parker, John Dufresne, Paul Levine, and others reveal the dark and delicious side of Paradise.

USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series

by Johnny Temple, Jonathan Safran Foer, Asali Solomon & Domenic Stansberry et al. Akashic Books (October 14, 2013)

The first best-of collection from the Akashic Noir series assembles some of the greatest crime writers of our time.

Twin Cities Noir: The Expanded Edition

by Julie Schaper & Steven Horwitz Akashic Books (August 06, 2013)

An expanded edition—with brand-new stories added—to the fourth printing of this best-selling Noir series installment.

New York City Noir: The Five Borough Set (Brooklyn Noir, Manhattan Noir, Bronx Noir, Queens Noir, Staten Island Noir)

by Lawrence Block, Tim McLoughlin, S.J. Rozan & Patricia Smith et al. Akashic Books (December 26, 2012)

All five New York City borough volumes from the Akashic Noir Series collected into a single e-book.

New Jersey Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates Akashic Books (November 01, 2011)

Jonathan Safran Foer and Robert Pinsky join Joyce Carol Oates and other illustrious writers to explore Jersey noir.

Singapore Noir

by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan Akashic Books (March 17, 2014)

Singapore is exposed in all of its noir glory with scintillating stories from the very best of the city's authors.

San Francisco Noir 2: The Classics

by Peter Maravelis Akashic Books (February 01, 2009)

Peter Maravelis edits this stellar sequel to the smash-hit original volume of San Francisco Noir.

D.C. Noir 2: The Classics

by George Pelecanos Akashic Books (September 01, 2008)

George Pelecanos explores DC's historic malaise, following up the best-selling first volume of D.C. Noir.

Haiti Noir 2: The Classics

by Edwidge Danticat Akashic Books (December 16, 2013)

The best anthology of classic Haitian fiction ever assembled, unparalleled in scope.

Brooklyn Noir 2: The Classics

by Tim McLoughlin Akashic Books (June 01, 2005)

Brooklyn Noir is back with a vengeance, this time with the masters of yore!

Boston Noir 2: The Classics

by Jaime Clarke, Mary Cotton, Dennis Lehane & Joyce Carol Oates et al. Akashic Books (November 06, 2012)

Dennis Lehane returns to coedit the sequel to the best-selling evergreen anthology Boston Noir.

Montreal Noir

by John McFetridge & Jacques Filippi Akashic Books (November 07, 2017)

Montreal is noir, the birthplace of Leonard Cohen, Saul Bellow, Michel Tremblay, Mordecai Richler, and Oscar Peterson. It’s unsettling, it’s subversive, it’s palpable but it’s never obvious. Montreal’s...

Buenos Aires Noir

by Ernesto Mallo Akashic Books (October 16, 2017)

Buenos Aires is a city of contrasts and contradictions, always on the edge of chaos, where multimillionaires and the destitute anxiously coexist in close quarters. Here, Argentina’s top writers explore a city...

Prague Noir

by Pavel Mandys Akashic Books (January 22, 2018)

While Prague might today be one of the world’s top tourist destinations, and a cosmopolitan capital of European culture, it remains an open-air monument to a history of violence, where danger looms in the...

Montana Noir

by James Grady & Keir Graff Akashic Books (August 21, 2017)

Montana is a state that many Americans know very little about, but its criminal dimensions can sometimes run as deep as anywhere else in the country. Whether the setting is urban (or what passes for urban in...

Atlanta Noir

by Tayari Jones, Kenji Jasper, Jim Grimsley & Anthony Grooms et al. Akashic Books (July 25, 2017)

Brand-new stories by: Tananarive Due, Kenji Jasper, Tayari Jones, Dallas Hudgens, Jim Grimsley, Brandon Massey, Jennifer Harlow, Sheri Joseph, Alesia Parker, Gillian Royes, Anthony Grooms, John Holman, Daniel...

Oakland Noir

by Jerry Thompson & Eddie Muller Akashic Books (April 04, 2017)

Brand-new stories by: Nick Petrulakis, Kim Addonizio, Keenan Norris, Keri Miki-Lani Schroeder, Katie Gilmartin, Dorothy Lazard, Harry Louis Williams II, Carolyn Alexander, Phil Canalin, Judy Juanita, Jamie DeWolf,...

New Haven Noir

by Amy Bloom Akashic Books (July 25, 2017)

Brand-new stories by: Michael Cunningham, Roxana Robinson, Stephen L. Carter, John Crowley, Amy Bloom, Alice Mattison, Chris Knopf, Jonathan Stone, Sarah Pemberton Strong, Karen E. Olson, Jessica Speart, Chandra...

Trinidad Noir: The Classics

by Earl Lovelace & Robert Antoni Akashic Books (May 02, 2017)

Classic stories by: C.L.R. James, Derek Walcott, Samuel Selvon, Eric Roach, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Sonny Ladoo, Michael Anthony, Earl Lovelace, Robert Antoni, Elizabeth Nunez, Ismith Khan, Lawrence Scott, Wayne...

Beirut Noir

by Iman Humaydan Akashic Books (November 09, 2015)

"Humaydan writes in her introduction to this haunting anthology that 'all of the stories are somehow framed by the Lebanese civil war, which lasted from approximately 1974 until 1990....' The crimes in this...

Rome Noir

by Chiara Stangalino & Maxim Jakubowski Akashic Books (February 01, 2009)

Rome Noir looks beyond the tourist facade of Italy’s capital. This is the real city of Fellini, Pasolini, and countless other major artists who devoted their lives to depicting its grandeur and decadence.


New Orleans Noir: The Classics

by Julie Smith Akashic Books (February 16, 2016)

"[An] irresistible sequel to Smith's New Orleans Noir....Anyone who knows New Orleans even slightly will relish revisiting the city in story after story. For anyone who has never been to New Orleans, this is...

Stockholm Noir

by Nathan Larson & Carl-Michael Edenborg Akashic Books (February 16, 2016)

Named a Pick of the Week for the week of February 29th by Publishers Weekly

"Grouped under three headings, the 13 stories in this outstanding entry in Akashic's noir series capture the gloomy underside of Sweden's...

St. Louis Noir

by Scott Phillips Akashic Books (July 11, 2016)

Edited by the best-selling author of The Ice Harvest, St. Louis Noir thickens the Midwest quotient for the Akashic Noir series.

Mississippi Noir

by Tom Franklin Akashic Books (July 11, 2016)

Literary crime fiction master Tom Franklin curates this volume of stellar noir from the Deep South.

Brussels Noir

by Michel Dufranne Akashic Books (July 11, 2016)

The Noir Series dives deeper into Europe, exploring a city with more than its share of sinister headlines and scandals.

Rio Noir

by Clifford Landers & Tony Bellotto Akashic Books (May 16, 2016)

With Rio Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves for the first time into South America.

Buffalo Noir

by Ed Park & Brigid Hughes Akashic Books (November 03, 2015)

Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York's second biggest city.

Memphis Noir

by Laureen Cantwell & Leonard Gill Akashic Books (November 03, 2015)

A rich volume of Southern urban noir exploring sides of Memphis that only the locals know, but often don't reveal.

Zagreb Noir

by Ivan Srsen Akashic Books (October 12, 2015)

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

Chicago Noir: The Classics

by Joe Meno Akashic Books (August 10, 2015)

Nelson Algren, Richard Wright, and Patricia Highsmith are just three of the iconic authors included in this outstanding volume.

Boston Noir & Boston Noir 2: The Complete Set

by Dennis Lehane Akashic Books (June 02, 2015)

Boston Noir & Boston Noir 2 combines all twenty-five stories from Lehane's two Boston Noir volumes into a single edition.

Providence Noir

by Ann Hood Akashic Books (May 11, 2015)

Following the success of Dennis Lehane's best-selling Boston Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves deeper into New England's underbelly.