Did you know that The Book of Harlan is partly inspired by author Bernice L. McFadden’s own family history? Click for exclusive photos and newspaper clippings she came across while conducting research for her latest novel.
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Don’t be afraid — check out these titles this Friday the 13th.
To celebrate the release of South Haven — the debut novel from author Hirsh Sawhney — we’re pleased to feature a statement from the author on the connection between the book’s protagonist and his own life.
Read an excerpt from Even in Paradise — the latest from award-winning author Elizabeth Nunez — along with a short statement from the author on writing the book.
To celebrate the release of New-Generation African Poets (Tatu), a new limited-edition chapbook box set, we’re pleased to feature the introduction from editors Kwame Dawes and Chris Abani.
Read an excerpt from The Mastermind by David Unger, along with a short statement from the author on writing the book.
Download a copy of The Price of Escape by David Unger for absolutely FREE until Monday, April 11!
To celebrate the release of New Orleans Noir: The Classics, the latest from Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a look at the glittering constellation of writers that have passed through New Orleans with editor Julie Smith’s introduction, “The Many Ways It Can All Go Away.”