I didn’t know he was hooked on smack when I moved in. That confession came two nights later . . .
July 2014 News & Features
Akashic intern Tyler Burr reviews A Private Venus by Giorgio Scerbanenco, translated by Howard Curtis.
To celebrate the release of Drifting, we’re pleased to feature an audio recording of “Take a Picture” read by author Katia D. Ulysse.
Katia D. Ulysse recently spoke to Haiti Noir and Haiti Noir 2: The Classics editor Edwidge Danticat at Salon to discuss her new book Drifting, journeying to America, Haiti, and more.
Never take a job in summer—that’s rule one. Rule two is never trust anyone. They have that rule all over, but rule one, that’s my thing. No one thinks straight in summer. You can’t rely on anyone after November . . .
I light my cigarette lovingly, laughingly, with a light purple lighter. Burn, baby, burn . . .
Akashic intern Andrea Pura reviews Laidlaw by William McIlvanney.
Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night—the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint, and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Best Summer Books of 2014—has sold one thousand e-books in just one week. We’re thrilled for debut novelist Barbara J. Taylor’s success!
Featured: Black Interest
- Bandits & Bibles: Convict Literature in Nineteenth-Century America
- Haiti Noir
- Tales of the Out & the Gone
- Among the Bloodpeople: Politics & Flesh
- Party: A Mystery
- Gomer’s Song
- The Plot Against Hip Hop
- I Love You Too
- Prospero’s Daughter
- So Many Islands: Stories from the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pacific Oceans