Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: nonfiction

Face: One Square Foot of Skin


Writer/director/producer Justine Bateman examines the aggressive ways that society reacts to the aging of women’s faces.

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Particulate Matter


In concise and distilled prose, Lemus presents a collection of still lifes, landscapes, and portraits of a challenging year that threatened all she loved most.

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Unstrung: Rants and Stories of a Noise Guitarist


Forthcoming: 8/3/21

Iconoclastic guitar player Marc Ribot offers up essays and stories in this darkly funny and subversive debut collection.

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