To celebrate the release of Simon’s Cat Off to the Vet . . . and Other Cat-astrophes, Akashic is featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats. Today, meet Atticus, who lives in Tacoma’s King’s Books!
October 2015 News & Features
You might think that she was a monster, but she really wasn’t . . .
7:30am, Okay; coffee, laundry, then walk . . .
We saw him running. Down, down. From the mountain, across tracks, across highway, State Route 111, Southern California, right there alongside the Salton Sea. Salton Sea. Why is it named so? . . .
I was seventeen in 1965. The “Sally Bumps” gang hung out at Vinny’s Bar. Their main racket was stealing copper from the telephone company . . .
Watch “Box Clever,” a brand-new film from Simon’s Cat, as we count down the days until the release of Simon’s Cat Off to the Vet . . . and Other Cat-astrophes!
The road to Vegas is its usual Friday afternoon parking lot. We are meeting friends and plan to do mushrooms—as in those kind of mushrooms. It’ll be my first time. . . .
It was rumored that Miss Neela’s spirit roams through the village in the dead of the night with her fetus wrapped in her arms . . .
Featured: Black Interest
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Lagos Noir (Nigeria)
- She’s Gone
- The Warmest December
- Haiti Noir 2: The Classics
- Black Sheep Digit
- On the Way Back
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)
- The Gospel According to Cane
- Prospero’s Daughter