Category Archive: Akashic Noir

Zagreb Noir, by Ivan Srsen @ NYJB

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“Zagreb Noir,” edited by Ivan SrÅ¡en, is yet another international addition to the long-running Akashic Noir series.

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CCLaP Fridays: Singapore Noir, edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan

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This week I review “Singapore Noir,” edited by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, about the dreamers, desperation, and bad decisions that make up the noir genre in a city with no crime. This is good crime fiction, lah.

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CCLaP Fridays: Boston Noir 2: the Classics, edited by Dennis Lehane, Mary Cotton, and Jaime Clarke

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Today’s book review: Dennis Lehane and others edit “Boston Noir 2: the Classics,” bringing together a collection of Boston’s dark side, ranging from hard-boiled whodunits, out of print classics, and an excerpt from “Infinite Jest.” Says reviewer Karl Wolff: “For those unfamiliar with Greater Boston and its literary heritage, [this book] is a great place to start.”

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