Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: debut



An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.

The Shark Curtain


In Scofield’s powerful debut, teenager Lily Asher takes her first steps toward a strange, loving journey to self-acceptance and belonging.

Some of the Parts


The novel that’s changing the way we define “family.” The Osbournes, Sopranos, and Eminem are only “some of the parts” that make up the whole story of the new American family.

Synthetic Bi Products


Sparrow L. Patterson’s debut novel follows a nineteen-year-old bisexual girl on her whirlwind journey of sexual escapades, drug-induced hallucinations, shoplifting sprees, and other criminal behavior.