Akashic Books is pleased to announce LyricPop, A New Picture Book Series Presenting Your Favorite Song Lyrics, Launching in June 2020
Curdella Forbes’s A Tall History of Sugar, released in October 2019, was selected as an Editors’ Pick for Vanity Fair‘s Best Books of 2019 by Copy Production Director Anderson Tepper. His recommendation reads: “Curdella Forbes’s A Tall History of Sugar is the most recent in an impressive new wave of novels by Jamaican writers—from Marlon James‘s Booker […]
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Two stories from Santa Cruz Noir have been honored in The Best American Mystery Stories 2019!
Congratulations to Akashic author Bernardine Evaristo, whose novel Girl, Woman, Other has won the 2019 Booker Prize!
Congratulations to Bernardine Evaristo, whose novel Girl, Woman, Other has been longlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize!
Congratulations to Elizabeth McKenzie from SANTA CRUZ NOIR on her Shamus Award nomination!
Congratulations to Jaime Manrique on winning the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement!
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- Dog War
- Trinidad Noir
- Black Lotus
- The Angels’ Share
- Eight New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set
- Accra Noir (Ghana)
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