Book List in Order:5 titles

  • Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the publication of The Fountain of Highlandtown, this new collection of fiction from a master storyteller continues to mine the lives of Americans we rarely hear about. In Basilio Boullosa Stars in the Fountain o...


  • Tales from the Holy Land is the third collection of short fiction from the Baltimore author and screenwriter. The stories take place along the narrow streets and alleys of Alvarez's heartbreaking hometown, charting secret histories of the last 100 ye...


  • in Baltimore Noir

    Akashic Books charges forth with its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with BROOKLYN NOIR. Each book is comprised- of all-new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. ...


  • "Storyteller" combines Alvarez's intimate knowledge and fascination with the people and places of Baltimore, his own sense of personal history and his ability to make fact and fiction alike resonate with a poetic sense of the human condition. As Scot...