Romance and political intrigue cloud the many lives of a diabolical African supermodel harboring a shocking secret.
Featured: Black Interest
A breathtaking science fiction debut from a worthy successor to Octavia Butler.
What was life like for the gangs of New York and others thrown into the nineteenth-century slammer?
Michael Zadoorian presents Beautiful Music at Horizon Books.
8/31/18 – 9/2/18
Bernice L. McFadden (Praise Song for the Butterflies, The Book of Harlan) will be at the 2018 AJC Decatur Book Festival in Georgia. Full details TBA.
News & Features
Entertainment Weekly, Refinery29, the Millions, and more agree: PRAISE SONG FOR THE BUTTERFLIES is a top August pick!
- “A Game of Faces” by Carrie A. Brown
- “That Time I Almost Lost My Sh*t” by Kimberly Crow
- WE ARE THE CLASH: Praise Roundup + Events!
- “Operation Bastard” by Karina Bush
Akashic Books and Johnny Temple featured in ELECTRIC LIT article about Brooklyn indies!
- A Day in the Life at Akashic Books
- Akashic’s Publisher JOHNNY TEMPLE in the NEW YORK TIMES
- Anthony Ervin and Constantine Markides Honored for CHASING WATER
- Akashic Authors Nominated for Lambda Literary Awards!