Baumgardner’s groundbreaking new book includes abortion testimonials by Ani DiFranco, Barbara Ehrenreich, Gloria Steinem, and others.
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Percival Everett enriches the ranks of Chris Abani’s acclaimed Black Goat poetry series.
The long-awaited reissue of the book that introduced mystery fans to bodyguard-turned-investigator D Hunter.
Accra joins Lagos, Nairobi, Marrakech, and Addis Ababa in representing the African continent in the Noir Series arena.
Addis Ababa is a sprawling melting pot of cultures where rich and poor live side by side in relative harmony—until they don’t.
More Cuban noir from Akashic! (Following the success of Outcast by José Latour—nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Firecracker awards.)
The Age of Dreaming explores the history of Los Angeles, the heady beginnings of the movie industry, and the interplay of race and celebrity.
Alabama joins Mississippi as fertile Deep South soil for the Noir Series.
Estep’s best novel to date explores with deep wit and insight how a shocking family secret impacts the lives of an eccentric mother and her two daughters.
What William S. Burroughs’ Junky was to heroin addiction, All or Nothing is to gambling, only more prophetic.
An “anti-manifesto” from the co-author of Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk in the Nation’s Capital with a preface by Jennifer Baumgardner, author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future.
The much-anticipated sequel to Barbara J. Taylor’s best-selling debut novel, Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night.
An exposé of an America no one is comfortable talking about: the volatile ground where male violence and sexuality overlap.
Bolivia’s #1 novel is finally translated into English. Translated by Adrian Althoff, with an afterword by Ilan Stavans.
Concerns with human rights, political oppression, sexuality, race, and Jamaican culture thematically connect these essays.
Amsterdam is a very welcome, if long overdue, installment in the Akashic Noir Series.
A dramatic and inspirational memoir from one of the world’s top leaders of the movement for gay and lesbian equality.
Bolivia’s preeminent fiction writer eclipses the successful English translation of American Visa with a riveting murder mystery. Translated by Adrian Althoff.
A foster child must confront a killer in this tale of horror and human depravity.
A Jamaican father and his adult son travel across the island together in a touching and humorous novel that explores family reconciliation.
Following her husband’s suspicious death, Merryn Huntley flees with her daughter to Mexico, where she discovers she can’t outrun self-deception.
The second book from the iconic Chicago underground poster artist, with a foreword by Andrew Bird and an essay by Joe Meno.
A refreshingly non-doctrinaire anthology of writings and interviews covering much of the intellectual geography of the new anti-market left.
Race, class, and hormones combine and combust when a Harvard freshman and his two friends attempt to join the staff of the Harpoon, the school’s iconic humor magazine.
By guerrilla poster artist Robbie Conal.
A new installment in Dennis Cooper’s “Little House on the Bowery” series.
Tragedy and humor meet in an adventure-packed, historical novel about a British incursion into the island of Trinidad in 1845.
This much-anticipated and long-overdue installment in Akashic’s Noir Series reveals many sides of Atlanta only known to its residents.
Harryman’s lyrical voyage launches Nigerian author Chris Abani’s visionary new poetry imprint, Black Goat, with an introduction by Maurya Simon.