In the immediate wake of the breaking news about the widespread college admissions scandal, aka Operation Varsity Blues, Akashic Books/Black Sheep author C.J. Farley appeared on New York’s local Fox 5 News to discuss the parallels between Operation Varsity Blues and Farley’s new young adult novel Around Harvard Square. Reporter Mike Sacks noted: “In his […]
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Author and Olympian Wyomia Tyus featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution!
Congratulations to Akashic author Bernice L. McFadden, who has been named the Go On Girl! Book Club’s 2018 Author of the Year in honor of her novel The Book of Harlan!
To celebrate the release of Revolutionary Threads, we’re pleased to share a glimpse of this engaging read with author Bobby Sullivan’s introduction, “Decolonizing Our Minds.”
We are thrilled that Laurie Loewenstein’s Death of a Rainmaker has been recognized with wide-ranging praise and has been selected for multiple “best” lists of the year! Some highlights include: Library Journal Best Book of 2018: “Loewenstein’s terrific historical mystery wears its history lightly and its humanity beautifully. The first in a series, it’s a realistic, expertly drawn […]
Rivers Solomon and An Unkindness of Ghosts featured in the NYT.
The author of South Haven discussed the importance of place on PBS!
Akashic Books and Johnny Temple featured in ELECTRIC LIT article about Brooklyn indies!
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