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.

Cornelius Sky

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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.

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.

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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.

The Third Mrs. Galway

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Forthcoming: 7/6/21

Antislavery agitation is rocking Utica in 1835 when a young bride discovers an enslaved family hiding in her shed, setting in motion the exhumation of long-buried family secrets.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before July 6, 2021.