Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Catalog Tag: Washington DC

Hard Art, DC 1979

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Pulitzer prize–winning photographer Lucian Perkins captures four electrifying punk shows in Washington, DC, in 1979, with narrative by Alec MacKaye and an essay by Henry Rollins.

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The Psychic Soviet

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Forthcoming: 7/7/20

A reissue of Ian F. Svenonius’s cult-classic debut essay collection, including brand-new writing in this expanded edition.

Creatures of Passage

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Forthcoming: 3/16/21

With echoes of Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Yejidé’s novel explores a forgotten quadrant of Washington, DC, and the ghosts that haunt it.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before March 16, 2021.