I didn’t notice I had nodded out on the train and had missed my stop until the conductor clamped down on my bony shoulders in Wellington, saying, “Come on, honey . . .”
May 2014 News & Features
Join us at BEA 2014 this week! Akashic will be in Booth #1105 and will be hosting various giveaways and events (details inside).
Join us in our celebration of International Crime Month (June) for these upcoming events featuring Singapore Noir editor Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, all of which are free and open to the public!
The sun faded on Paris as I headed to the 5th arrondissement on the 63 bus. I slipped in the back door, as drivers didn’t bother policing fares. My free ride took me over the Seine, to the Left Bank along Boulevard Saint Germaine and dropped me near Luxembourg Gardens. Down Rue Saint Jacques on foot, passed La Sorbonne, Le Pantheon, and finally onto the stool of a bar run by Aussies . . .
Akashic intern Amanda Horn reviews Phantoms of Breslau by Marek Krajewski, translated by Danusia Stock (Melville House).
Join Akashic and Infamous Books at the Mysterious Bookshop (58 Warren Street, NYC) for an Infamous launch party!
In their black eyes, one could see morning’s sun rise into sweet rapture . . .
Akashic remembers author and Manhattan Noir contributor Martin Meyers, who passed away on May 14, 2014.
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