To celebrate the release of Lost Canyon, we’re pleased to bring you a spotlight on Children’s Institute, Inc., a nonprofit organization for which author Nina Revoyr serves as executive vice president and chief operating officer.
September 2015 News & Features
To celebrate the release of Marvel and a Wonder — the latest novel from best-selling author Joe Meno — through October 4, you can get Demons in the Spring and How the Hula Girl Sings by Joe Meno for only $2.99 each wherever e-books are sold.
My rusted Pontiac bounced from pothole to pothole and swung into the factory lot. Another overcast day, all dirty snow and no sun. In Northeast Ohio, pessimism is the great common denominator—hoping for sunshine on a winter’s day is as fruitless as wishing upon a star, expecting a quiet lunch break, or rooting for the Browns . . .
You flatten your body across the bed. The early afternoon sunlight feathers over you. You grant it permission . . .
I had talked myself into a luxurious three-bedroom apartment in a classic Tudor building in Jersey City. It was 1969. Back then, a suit and a little grooming would suffice if accompanied by a few months’ rent . . .
Don’t miss Akashic authors in NYC this September! Click for information on individual events and on the Brooklyn Book Festival.
To celebrate the release of Chicago Noir: The Classics, the latest in Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at the history of noir and crime writing in Chicago with editor Joe Meno’s introduction, “Language of Shadows.”
Daddy Bats lives with you in a one-bedroom flat in Belmont—until today. This morning, Daddy Bats flicks the cold from the corners of your eyes, and just after Radio Trinidad announces the day’s deaths, he marches you between lively trucks and horn-blowing super saloons up the hill to the orphanage.
“Don’t worry, son,” Daddy Bats says as he kneels before you. “Is only for a few days. Then I will save you . . .”