Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: Los Angeles

The Age of Dreaming

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The Age of Dreaming explores the history of Los Angeles, the heady beginnings of the movie industry, and the interplay of race and celebrity.

Los Angeles Noir

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Los Angeles Noir brings you tales of crime and passion and betrayal from some of the most innovative and celebrated writers working today.

Forthcoming Titles

The Necessary Hunger

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Forthcoming: 3/5/19

Akashic Books reissues Nina Revoyr’s inspired and groundbreaking 1997 debut novel about women’s basketball, class, racial identity, and friendship.

A Student of History

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Forthcoming: 3/5/19

A contemporary Los Angeles story of uncrossable social lines, allegiance and betrayal, immeasurable power, and the ways the present is continuously shaped by the past.