Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: African American interest

Knucklehead

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A fierce, intelligent, and often hilarious novel about a young African American attorney who struggles to keep his cool in the personally and politically turbulent ’90s.

Forthcoming Titles

Home Girl

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Forthcoming: 9/3/19

When Naomi, a fourteen-year-old white girl, is placed with a black foster care family, her life takes some dramatic twists and turns.

The Freedom Artist

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Forthcoming: 2/4/20

An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own, by the Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri.