Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: New York

Buffalo Noir

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Joyce Carol Oates, Lawrence Block, and others present original stories from the dark side of New York’s second biggest city.

City Mouse

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City Mouse is an irresistible debut that examines what it means to find your place, revealing unspoken truths about motherhood, friendship, and the thorny pursuit to have it all.

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.

Long Island Noir

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Between these covers, Long Island emerges as a region far more complex and sinister than merely a playground for the rich and famous.

Forthcoming Titles

131 Different Things

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Forthcoming: 11/13/18

An intimate novella of love and loss wrought from the cultural underground, perfectly expressed in an inventive object that rediscovers the magical possibilities of the book. Note: This page is for the regular edition of 131 Different Things. For the limited edition preorder with an exclusive 7" vinyl, please follow this link.

131 Different Things – signed, limited edition package w/exclusive 7″ vinyl

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Forthcoming: 11/13/18

NICK ZINNER (YEAH YEAH YEAHS), ZACHARY LIPEZ, and STACY WAKEFIELD’s beautiful new book 131 Different Things is available here as part of a signed, limited edition package, featuring an EXCLUSIVE 7″ record and a signed copy of the book. Please make sure you select the appropriate domestic or international shipping option to prevent delays processing your order. Your order may be cancelled and your money refunded if you do not select the correct destination.

Cornelius Sky

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Forthcoming: 8/6/19

A doorman at a posh apartment building gets lost in the mean New York City streets, battling his demons as he searches for life’s higher meaning.