A provocative and persuasive historical novel exploring the Spanish brutality against native Indians in early 16th-century Jamaica.
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Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.
A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.
The Year of Needy Girls Midwest book launch. A conversation with author Patricia A. Smith and Some Go Hungry author J. Patrick Redmond, moderated by Kaylie Jones. Presented in association with First Fridays and Evansville Pride. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be available.
This special Saturday night event brings together ten acclaimed authors to explore the concept of “radical hope,” a guiding principle of the Bay Area Book Festival this year and the title of a new anthology conceived by Oakland writer Carolina de Robertis shortly after the latest Presidential election. She asked award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, […]
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Congratulations to Megan Abbott on her 2017 Anthony Awards Nomination for Best Novel (You Will Know Me) and Best Short Story (“Oxford Girl” featured in Mississippi Noir)!
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