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Cake

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The highly anticipated second title from Akashic’s groundbreaking street-lit imprint, The Armory, curated by author Kenji Jasper.

Caught Up

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Author of the mega–best seller B-More Careful (350,000 sales) is back with an irresistible hard-boiled crime story.

Chicago Noir

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This isn’t someone’s dream of Chicago. It’s not even a nightmare. It’s just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir.

City Mouse

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Forthcoming: 6/6/17

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.

Cityside

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Once one of New York’s most respected investigative reporters, Pulitzer Prize nominee Heffernan takes readers behind the scenes at a major New York newspaper.

The Cocaine Chronicles

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The best fiction anthology of cocaine-themed tales to blow through in years, featuring all-new stories from Susan Straight, Lee Child, Jerry Stahl, Ken Bruen, Laura Lippman, Bill Moody, Nina Revoyr, and many more.

Conduit

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Chris Abani’s acclaimed Black Goat series presents the debut collection from one of America’s most promising young poets.

Curse the Names

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Robert Arellano, author of the Edgar-nominated crime novel Havana Lunar, returns with another spine-tingling noir from Akashic Books.