In advance of the 2016 Olympics, Akashic launches Dave Zirin’s new sports imprint—Edge of Sports—with a dramatic memoir by Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin.
Catalog Tag: sports
Zeigler tells the story of how sports has been radically transformed for LGBT athletes in the past four years.
An inspiring children’s picture book about the indomitable spirit of Jamaican six-time Olympic medal winner Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce.
A groundbreaking biography of the world’s first female sports superstar, the pioneering and uncompromising Lottie Dod.
Akashic Books reissues Nina Revoyr’s inspired and groundbreaking 1997 debut novel about women’s basketball, class, racial identity, and friendship.
A meticulously researched and powerful exposé on the epidemic of cover-up that surrounds sexual assault and college football players.
In interviews and essays, high-profile activist athletes explore the intersection of sports and politics.