Following in the Caribbean footsteps of Haiti Noir and Trinidad Noir, now come dark stories from Jamaica’s capital city.
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Launching Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint, an adventure novel in a video game turned reality, with giant spiders, malevolent hummingbirds, a not-quite-yellow-brick road, and preteen children learning how to be heroes!
Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
Full details TBA.
Garbage featuring Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, and Butch Vig — Type Books, Toronto, ONT
This will be a book signing only.
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Akashic remembers Albert “Prodigy” Johnson, who passed away on June 20, 2017.
- “Off Brattle” by Roland Sharrillo
- “Concealed Cash Stash” by William S. Hubbartt
- “The Vegetarian” by Andreia Dumitru
- “Case Closed” by James Glass
Congratulations to Shani Mootoo on winning Lambda Literary’s Dr. James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prize!
- Now Available: The Tower of the Antilles by Achy Obejas
- Now Available: This Is the Noise That Keeps Me Awake by Garbage
- Now Available: ME: A Novel by Tomoyuki Hoshino
- Now Available: Getting It Right by Karen E. Osborne