• The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

    The Five Books of (Robert) Moses

    In this retro-futuristic drama, New York City is recreated in the Nevada desert on a massive scale after a terrorist attack. Things are in a bad state, but will they ever get better? After 1500 pages, the answer is: Not really.

  • Addis Ababa Noir

    Addis Ababa Noir

    Akashic Books Noir series stops in Addis Ababa for some stories about the dark side of Ethiopia. The stories blend myth, history, memory and regret related to dealing with the county’s traumatic recent past.

  • Tampa Bay Noir

    Tampa Bay Noir

    Akashic Books series of geographically-based collections of crime stories lands in Tampa Bay. The fifteen stories in Tampa Bay Noir are a gritty tour of the regions dark side.

  • Long Story Short: Your Favorite Books as Cartoons

    Long Story Short: Your Favorite Books as Cartoons

    Illustrators and artists reimagine famous works of literature as one panel cartoons.

  • Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Sce

    Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Sce

    Companion photo book to the documentary Salad Days, an exploration of Washington DC’s trailblazing hardcore punk scene.

  • What Else is in the Teaches of Peaches

    What Else is in the Teaches of Peaches

    Berlin based photographer, Holger Talinski, takes on a visual tour of Peaches world. He spends far more time in sweaty rehearsal halls and hotel rooms than he does showing the glamour of being a rock star. He provides the proper unfussy photographic documentation of a performer with a don’t give a damn attitude.

  • Please Take Me Off the Guest List

    Please Take Me Off the Guest List

    Nick Zinner from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Zachary Lipez from Freshkills, and designer Stacy Wakefield create this modest chapbook. How is it? Well, it’s named accurately. James Mann spends 15 minutes so you don’t have to.

  • Dog War

    Dog War

    Rhona Scoville has a new favorite author, and this quirky and funny tale about life after a significant other’s death by Jamaican writer Anthony Winkler really hit the spot.

  • Tango for a Torturer

    Tango for a Torturer

    Don’t let the blinding sun of the tropics fool you. Daniel Chavarria’s new novel is prime Caribbean noir. Sheila Scoville adjusts her sunglasses and observes the bodies piling up.

  • Godlike


    Carl F Gauze, who may or may not be a card-carrying member of the Blank Generation, follows punk godfather Richard Hell from the seedy world of rock to the perhaps seedier world of the written word.

  • American Visa

    American Visa

    What makes Juan de Recacoechea’s novel, American Visa the “best-selling novel in Bolivian history?” Brittany Sturges gathered all the evidence to solve the mystery.

  • New Orleans Noir

    New Orleans Noir

    In a city famous for its wild side, New Orleans Noir takes you down the darkest, wildest streets. Half the tales are set in historic New Orleans, while the other half are set in a post-Katrina city. Bob Pomeroy tells you where the bodies are hidden.

  • South of the Pumphouse

    South of the Pumphouse

    Linda Tate is moderately entertained by bassist Les Claypool’s debut novel and yet… don’t give up the day job.

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