Indie Bookstore Spotlight: Akashic in Good Company takes a walk through the not-to-miss Quimby’s Bookstore in Chicago!
August 2013 News & Features
Johnny Temple interviews Malaika Adero, Vice President & Senior Editor at Atria Books/Simon and Schuster
Akashic publisher Johnny Temple interviewed Malaika Adero, Vice President & Senior Editor at Atria Books/Simon and Schuster, about Miles Davis; the books that have inspired her as an editor; and about books that give her hope and those that give her nightmares.
Delhi Noir contributor Uday Prakash is Jan Michalski Prize Finalist for his book, The Walls of Delhi
Congratulations to Jennifer Baumgardner, who has been named Publisher/Executive Director of The Feminst Press!
The night before Christmas 1937, the taxi dancer calling herself DeLyria was murdered in the bath of a luxury, park-view apartment . . .
Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from Akashic interns Melissa Bean and Gabriella Balza.
When I was eight years old, I was diagnosed with epilepsy. The Dallas school district saw I was brown, so they stuck me in ESL classes with the other brown children.
The actual problem was that I was having over a hundred minor seizures per day . . .
Featured: Black Interest
- A Simple Distance
- Becoming Abigail
- She’s Gone
- Sale Nelson George Two Book Set
- An Unkindness of Ghosts
- The Angels’ Share
- The Accidental Hunter
- Praise Song for the Butterflies
- So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
- Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be