Thursday, July 16, 2015

New & Novel: Noir

In honor of the Guild Cinema's Twelfth Annual Festival of Film Noir, we offer you some noir fiction and non-fiction, beyond the classic works of James Cain, Cornell Woolrich, Patricia Highsmith, and Jim Thompson.  Immerse yourself in noir from July 17-26!


The Girl in the Spider's Web: A Lisbeth Salander Novel by David Lagercrantz

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
French Concession by Xiao Bai 
Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh [eBook]
Tel Aviv Noir edited by Etgar Keret & Assaf Gavron  [eBook]
Life Deluxe by Jens Lapidus
Deep Winter by Samuel W. Gailey
Chance by Kem Nunn
Fifty Mice by Daniel Pyne
Prison Noir edited by Joyce Carol Oates 
Akashic Books has a whole series of noir short story collections set in a variety of locales, many of which are in the library catalog.
To find noir movies, try a search of "noir videorecording" or "film noir". You can also find books about the genre with a search using "film noir".

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I love noir! Thanks for reminding us that the Guild Cinema's Noir Festival is coming up.