Read an excerpt from Some Go Hungry by J. Patrick Redmond, the latest novel from Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint.
May 2016 News & Features
Did you know that The Book of Harlan is partly inspired by author Bernice L. McFadden’s own family history? Click for exclusive photos and newspaper clippings she came across while conducting research for her latest novel.
And so my nine-year-old discovered the word the other day. On the subway: a young woman, thoroughly exasperated by her fellow rude subway riders . . .
I left Los Angeles and moved to Long Beach, California, because I thought it’d be less cold—I don’t mean the temperature, I mean the atmosphere, the lack of caring, the judgment, the sheer disdain for those who haven’t made it. I escaped LA, but not the hell that it is to be a homeless woman . . .
Don’t be afraid — check out these titles this Friday the 13th.
Emptiness walked in uninvited and refused to leave. When? How? I can’t recall . . .
Don’t miss two acclaimed Akashic authors in NYC on Wed., 5/18, and and Thurs., 5/19.
“Mommy, can we go to McDonald’s?” Hazel asked in her piping voice. . . .
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