The highly anticipated second title from Akashic’s groundbreaking street-lit imprint, The Armory, curated by author Kenji Jasper.
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Malice and mayhem simmer beneath the surface of one of America’s favorite vacation areas.
The free Caribbean Debuts Digit features excerpts from four great debut works of fiction in our catalog: Drifting by Katia D. Ulysse, The Night of the Rambler by Montague Kobbé, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave (Haiti), and John Crow’s Devil by Marlon James.
Author of the mega–best seller B-More Careful (350,000 sales) is back with an irresistible hard-boiled crime story.
An uproarious new essay collection from Washington, DC’s, infamous cult music hero and satirist.
In Book Three of this acclaimed YA series, Oryon Small transforms into Kim, an Asian American girl who must learn to separate body image from self-worth.
In Book Two of the Changers Series, our protagonist undergoes a second transformation—returning to a male body.
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.
This isn’t someone’s dream of Chicago. It’s not even a nightmare. It’s just the real city, unfiltered. Chicago Noir.
Nelson Algren, Richard Wright, and Patricia Highsmith are just three of the iconic authors included in this outstanding volume.
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.
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 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.
The debut winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series.
A new mystery in hardcover from the godfather of Cuban Noir.
Eight talented Caribbean poets are featured in this second publication from Peekash Press.
Chris Abani’s acclaimed Black Goat series presents the debut collection from one of America’s most promising young poets.
Nearly forty years after breaking his way into public consciousness, the indefatigable godfather of indie features and African American cinema presents a graphic novel that serves as the inspiration for his latest film.
A highly ambitious and visionary poetry debut from the first Mexican author in Chris Abani’s acclaimed Black Goat series.
Scandinavian writing has come to dominate the global crime-fiction landscape, and this volume offers a delicious, devious sampling of why.
An irresistible and hilarious book of cat cartoon portraits for all cat lovers, old, young, and in between.