10 Southern Noir Books That Will Make You Sweat

Explore the genre from beloved classics to gripping new works.

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Buy The Killing Hills at Amazon

The Killing Hills

By Chris Offutt

Buy The Devil All the Time at Amazon

The Devil All the Time

By Donald Ray Pollock

Buy Crimes in Southern Indiana at Amazon

Crimes in Southern Indiana

By Frank Bill

Buy Winter’s Bone at Amazon

Winter’s Bone

By Daniel Woodrell

Buy The Bottoms at Amazon

The Bottoms

By Joe R. Lansdale

Buy No Country for Old Men at Amazon

No Country for Old Men

By Cormac McCarthy

Buy Where All Light Tends to Go at Amazon

Where All Light Tends to Go

By David Joy

Buy Bluebird, Bluebird at Amazon

Bluebird, Bluebird

By Attica Locke

Buy Young God at Amazon

Young God

By Katherine Faw

Buy Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil at Amazon

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By John Berendt