What was life like for the gangs of New York and others thrown into the nineteenth-century slammer?
Featured: Black Interest
Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.
The debut title from Akashic’s Open Lens imprint: a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind, from the nationally best-selling author Randall Robinson.
Brooklyn launch event for Loving Donovan! Featuring Bernice L. McFadden in conversation with Terry McMillan. Moderated by Tracey Smith, National Media & Author Relations for Go On Girl! Book Club. Part of BRIC’s Stoop Series. Cosponsored by AALBC, Mosaic Literary Magazine, and Go On Girl! Book Club.
“Fiction or Memoir: Finding the Truth.” Humanities Institute Lecture: Conversations on Immigration.
News & Features
It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Danny Schechter, author of News Dissector: Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960–2000 and Falun Gong’s Challenge to China.
- Seminar Series @ the Old American Can Factory!
- Kindle Daily Deal: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night
- “Demon in the Mirror” by Christophorus Cedenus
- Review: The Traymore Rooms by Norm Sibum
- “The Five-Foot-Long Poop” by Jeff Sanger
- “Unexpected Delights” by Thor Garcia
- “No Smoking” by Sara Dobie Bauer
Through March 29, get The Luminous Heart of Jonah S. by Gina B. Nahai for only $0.99 wherever e-books are sold!
- Sterling Watson: On Writing Suitcase City
- Jason Carney’s Tour Diary: Dayton, OH
- VIDEO: Kaylie Jones Interviews Bill Landauer
- Terry McMillan’s Introduction to Loving Donovan