Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Game World

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Launching Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint, an adventure novel in a video game turned reality, with giant spiders, malevolent hummingbirds, a not-quite-yellow-brick road, and preteen children learning how to be heroes!

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Getting It Right

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Forthcoming: 6/6/17

Half sisters Kara and Alex—one the biracial product of foster care, the other of dysfunctional privilege—struggle for redemption and forgiveness.

Go Fish

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The debut collection of Mr. Fish’s searing and hilarious political cartoons, featured in Harper’s, Truthdig, and elsewhere.

Gomer’s Song

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Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani’s Black Goat poetry series.

Got

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The first title from The Armory, a new high-quality urban noir imprint edited by Kenji Jasper.

Grab Bag

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Cult novelist Dennis Cooper launches the third title of Little House on the Bowery, the Akashic series he is editing and promoting.

Grace

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Forthcoming: 10/18/16

The reissue of Elizabeth Nunez’s moving exploration into trust, family, redemption, and love.