Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: family

The Angels’ Share

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A Jamaican father and his adult son travel across the island together in a touching and humorous novel that explores family reconciliation.

Getting It Right

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Half-sisters Kara and Alex—one the biracial product of foster care, the other of dysfunctional privilege—struggle for redemption and forgiveness.

Grace

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The reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s moving exploration into trust, family, redemption, and love.

Marvel and a Wonder

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Grandfather and grandson must journey into the underworld of the American Midwest in search of both courage and redemption.

Click here to read an excerpt from the novel.

Forthcoming Titles

A Million Aunties

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Forthcoming: 11/17/20

American-born artist Chris is forced to reconsider his conception of family during a visit to his mother’s Caribbean homeland.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before November 17, 2020.

Here Lies a Father

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Forthcoming: 1/5/21

Fifteen-year-old Ian Daly’s moral universe is turned upside down when, at his father’s funeral, he discovers that his father had two secret families.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before January 5, 2021.