Jonah Sees Ghosts is a shocking, touching, and humorous first novel that blends magical realism with a figurative study of how alcohol abuse shapes the personalities within a family.
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The long-awaited reissue of the sequel to Amiri Baraka’s seminal work, BLUES PEOPLE, and latest selection in the AkashiClassics Renegade Reprint Series. This collection of essays by Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones includes a new introduction by the author and Q&A by Calvin Reid.
California Book Award–winner Greer presents a hilarious and immaculately written story set in LA, exploring the inevitability of failure.
In collaboration with Akashic Books, BRIC is hosting a night with gay rights activists Mark Segal and David Carter (author of Stonewall). These inspiring authors will discuss Segal’s new memoir And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality, an inspirational memoir from one of America’s pioneering LGBT activists and a history of the gay rights movement from one man […]
Part of the UAB Writers’ Series; Nina Revoyr will read and answer questions. Free and open to the public.
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To celebrate the release ofCensorship Now!!, an uproarious new essay collection from cult music hero Ian F. Svenonius, we’re pleased to feature an excerpt from the book on how yuppies and NPR gentrified punk music.
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Everyone agrees: Eric Morse and Anny Yi’s What Is Punk? is a fun and informative way for all ages to learn the history of punk! Check out these behind-the-scenes looks at how illustrator Anny Yi brought her vision to life.
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