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C.J. Farley on AROUND HARVARD SQUARE and Operation Varsity Blues

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 […]

DEATH OF A RAINMAKER is a Best Book of 2018!

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 […]


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