Office Girl by Joe Meno has been selected by The Believer‘s readers as a favorite fiction release of 2012!
It was when the papers come out with the gyal’s picture print big and broad on the front page that August Town people did find out her rightful name. Marilyn Fairweather. It sounded right. It sounded like a white woman’s name. But for the six days she had been in August Town we had just called her “the white gyal with the camera.” Or “the white gyal” for short.
The 2013 Edgar Awards Banquet, held May 2nd, will honor Akashic publisher Johnny Temple and Staten Island Noir editor Patricia Smith.
This week Akashic in Good Company is delighted to feature a virtual tour of one of our favorite indie bookstores, Stories! (Echo Park, CA)
Featured: Black Interest
- eel on reef
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Song for Night
- Even in Paradise
- Trinidad Noir
- The Sexy Part of the Bible
- Gomer’s Song
- Praise Song for the Butterflies
- Climb: Taking Every Step with Conviction, Courage, and Calculated Risk to Achieve a Thriving Career and a Successful Life
- An Unkindness of Ghosts
- The Game Don’t Change
- Mr. Loverman