When a young woman appears to split into four different versions of herself, protagonist and behavioral psychologist Garrett Adams must decide what is vision, what is science, and what is delusion.
Catalog Tag: New York City
An enthralling collection of short fiction and nonfiction that draw upon McLoughlin’s three-decade career in the criminal justice system.
Selected for the 2002 Kiriyama Prize Notable Books List & selected as a finalist for an Asian American Literary Award.
The second issue of the groundbreaking new literary journal.
A literary journal’s debut featuring writing from: Donnell Alexander, Federico Anderson, Dana Crum, Michael A. Gonzales, KRS-One, Michael C. Ladd, Ferentz Lafargue, Reginald Lewis, Adam Mansbach, Caille Millner, muMs, and Greg Tate.
Brooklyn Noir is back with a vengeance, this time with the masters of yore: H.P. Lovecraft, Donald Westlake, Lawrence Block, Pete Hamill, Jonathan Lethem, Colson Whitehead, and more!
Brooklyn Noir is back, this time with a true-crime vengeance.
Nearly forty years after breaking his way into public consciousness, the indefatigable godfather of indie features and African American cinema presents a graphic novel that serves as the inspiration for his latest film.
Trap music, human trafficking, malt liquor, and the tyranny of President Trump collide in the fifth installment of Nelson George’s D Hunter mystery series.
*Please note, if you’re using Nelson’s friends and family discount code, the discount applies to paperback books only.
Debut novelist Larson presents the first book in a literary-noir series featuring an obsessive-compulsive protagonist in a ravaged New York City.
The first book of plays from the author of the cult-classic The Fuck-Up (over 100,000 copies in print).
A dramatic, playful, brutal, sweeping, and always entertaining reimagining of New York City history, presaging today’s political tyranny.
The Fuck-Up is a thriller with a literary soul set in the pre-chic Lower East Side.
Armstead Maupin meets Carl Hiaasen in a brilliant black comedy that traces the paths of disparate characters floating through New York, about to collide in a treacherous story that will make you think twice about ever answering a classified ad.
Larson’s antihero storms back in the explosive final installment in the Dewey Decimal hard-boiled, crime-fiction trilogy.
Violence and loss shatter Sarah Marker’s domestic life, causing her to reexamine the roots of creativity and art in New York City.
Manhattan Loverboy (MLB) is paranoid delusion and fantastic comedy in the service of social realism.
Following the commercial success of the original Manhattan Noir, mystery titan Lawrence Block explores the historic literary roots of this dark island.
A stand-alone satiric thriller from New York City literary icon Arthur Nersesian.
American-born artist Chris is forced to reconsider his conception of family during a visit to his mother’s Caribbean homeland.
A literary psychological thriller set in 1951, reminiscent of The Great Gatsby.
Larson’s antihero Dewey Decimal is back in this bombastic and soulful sequel to The Dewey Decimal System.
We still have a very limited number of the limited edition, signed hardcover copies of The Nervous System available for purchase while supplies last! To place an order, select the “limited hardcover edition” option in the add-to-cart drop-down menu above!
Kapralov’s work revolves around his years living and working as an artist in New York’s East Village in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
A teenager develops an unlikely friendship with Lou Reed in 1970s NYC, in a standout debut from TV/film star Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos, etc.).
*While supplies last, books ordered through the website will include a bookplate SIGNED by Michael Imperioli!
The King family is on the political rise in New York City, but must weather the violent storm wrought by their darkest secrets.
*While supplies last, books ordered through the Akashic Books website will include a bookplate SIGNED by K’wan!
An authentic and riveting hip-hop memoir in the Joan Didion tradition from Bronx native Lewis.
Undistilled noir in the much-anticipated third novel from the American Book Award–winning Bronx native.
A riveting coming-of-age story that follows a young woman who squats abandoned buildings with comrades in 1990s New York City.
A reissue of a 1965 novel, a remarkable narrative of childhood and youth, spiraling out of Dante’s Inferno.
Wall Street Noir casts a stark light on the darkest ends of The Street.
Lydia Lunch’s second book will provoke rage, awe, and infectious desire.
Emmy-winning actor Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos, etc.) brilliantly evokes 1970s New York in this Holden Caulfield–esque debut
This page is for the December 2022 paperback edition of The Perfume Burned His Eyes, which is now available for preorder. For the April 2018 hardcover edition, click here.