To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat vs. the World, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet Winnie, resident furball at the Bay City Public Library in Bay City, Texas!
October 2013 News & Features
Congratulations to Manila Noir contributor Gina Apostol, who has been named a recipient of the 2013 PEN Open Book Award!
It was one of those days when the snow started and wouldn’t quit, so we bought beers and drank them and didn’t stop until long after dark and anyway, we were out. The apartment seemed all stained and yellow and stank of rancid burger grease. The snow just kept coming. We needed escape . . .
The wait is over. The Jesus Lizard Book is here! Although the publication date isn’t until March, we’re pleased to be offering a special LIMITED preorder package!
To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat vs. the World, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet The Great Catsby, furry old sport of The Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino, CA!
Help us celebrate the release of We Do!: Tweet us your wedding photos on October 15th with #WeDo!
To celebrate the release of We Do!: American Leaders Who Believe in Marriage Equality, Akashic author Achy Obejas talks about how same-sex marriages and families are “like every other kind of family.”
There had, at one time before Katrina, been a park, perhaps beneath his feet, right where a surveyor had discovered the young woman’s body. Ike couldn’t tell anymore. There was just this no-man’s-land of tall weeds between the levee and the Brad Pitt houses, their solar panels absorbing the mid-morning sun . . .
Featured: Black Interest
- Frederick Douglass in Brooklyn
- The Game Don’t Change
- Trinidad Noir
- Kingston Noir (Jamaica)
- So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans
- Revolutionary Threads: Rastafari, Social Justice, and Cooperative Economics
- Gomer’s Song
- Caught Up
- Coming Up Hot: Eight New Poets from the Caribbean
- eel on reef
- Iron Balloons: Hit Fiction From Jamaica’s Calabash Writer’s Workshop