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Film Based on Delhi Noir Story Part of New York Indian Film Festival

“The Railway Aunty” by Mohan Sikka, originally published in Delhi Noir, has been adapted into a feature film by Ajay Bahl titled B.A. Pass. The film will have its New York premiere on Wednesday, May 1st as part of the 13th annual New York Indian Film Festival. Click here to buy tickets to the screening, […]

Video Countdown for Simon’s Cat

As the official publication date for Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos draws nearer, the Akashic team has selected five of our favorite Simon’s Cat videos for your enjoyment . . .

Introducing the Spring Thrills Digit!

Introducing the Spring Thrills Digit! Excerpts from By the Balls: The Complete Collection by Jim Pascoe and Tom Fassbender, Heart of the Old Country by Tim Mcloughlin, Southland by Nina Revoyr, and The Plot Against Hip Hop by Nelson George.

The Kitten Has Landed: Simon Tofield on Tour

With the official publication of Simon’s Cat in Kitten Chaos just days away, Simon Tofield, creator of the worldwide smash hit Simon’s Cat phenomenon, prepares to embark upon his first-ever book tour of the United States . . .

Rave Reviews Roll In As David McConnell Kicks Off West Coast Book Tour

Rave reviews keep rolling in for David McConnell’s American Honor Killings as he kicks off the West Coast leg of his national book tour this week (click here for a full list of dates). The March issue of Interview magazine describes David’s book as “electrifying . . . there is a sense of shattered psychologies […]

An Addictive Anthology: Jerry Stahl’s The Heroin Chronicles

Open Road, one of the best e-book publishers around, has created this fantastic video to celebrate their release of The Heroin Chronicles e-book! Check out “An Addictive Anthology: Jerry Stahl’s The Heroin Chronicles” below: Click here to purchase The Heroin Chronicles e-book through Open Road.

Special Sales for March 2013

To celebrate Women’s History Month this March, we’re offering big discounts ($9.95 for paperbacks!) on recent titles by some of our finest female novelists (click HERE for a full list of sale titles), including select works by Nina Revoyr, Elizabeth Nunez, Eliza Factor, Kola Boof, Shira Nayman, and Feryal Ali Gauhar. Additionally, our featured author […]