5 Noir Classics That Inspired ‘Dark Rooms’ Author Lili Anolik

New book by Lili Anolik and some noir recommendations from her. Looks like she has pretty good taste, look forward to reading this book soon.

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Dark Rooms, the debut novel by Lili Anolik, is the sort of mystery that you will rip through in a night. Early on, narrator Grace Baker quotes Edgar Allen Poe: “The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world.” For Grace, however, it’s not so poetic — her beautiful younger sister, Nica, was murdered on the grounds of their prep school, upending Grace’s life. In the aftermath of the killing, Grace is seeing things through a haze of prescription drugs, a college dropout obsessed with solving the crime.

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