#noir

What is Southern Noir? 8 Great Southern Noir Books

Get to know the grittier side of the South and its stories about crime and the long arm of the law through these Southern noir books.

Great Noir By Women

Love noir, but want to read more female authors? We feel ya! Check out our list of great noir by women to get your hardbitten mystery on.

9 of the Best Noir Fiction Retellings

Pop the collar of your trench coat, slip into that seedy bar, and pull out one of these noir fiction novels that do the genre a little differently.

Joseph Knox’s THE SMILING MAN Is Right Up True Crime Fans’ Noir Alley

13 Bookish Film Noir for Noirvember

SANTA CRUZ NOIR: The Susie Bright Interview

Exploring Noir

Katie and Rincey talk all about all things noir: what's considered noir, classic noir and more modern noir books. This episode is sponsored by Libby and the Read Harder 2018 Challenge and Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson

Noir is the New Black: 9 Great Noir Books

Nine great recommendations for fans of noir or for readers who are looking for a jumping off point with the mystery genre.

100 Must-Read Works of Noir

Works of noir (fiction and nonfiction!) to pick up.

Genre Kryptonite: East Asian Crime Noir

One reader talks about her recent fascination with East Asian crime/noir novels, the stories she's recently devoured, and why she can't get enough of these books.

Breaking Into Crime Fiction