It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Danny Schechter, author of News Dissector: Passions, Pieces, and Polemics, 1960–2000 and Falun Gong’s Challenge to China.
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Through March 29, get The Luminous Heart of Jonah S. by Gina B. Nahai for only $0.99 wherever e-books are sold!
I heard footsteps on the stairs and looked up. It wasn’t the librarian . . .
Akashic is pleased to welcome the Signature Writers’ Services and Gary Heidt to the Old American Can Factory April 11 through April 25 for their seminar series, Insights into Book Publishing: A Literary Agent’s Insider Tips for Writer.
To celebrate the release of Suitcase City, we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Sterling Watson reflecting on how people have received his latest novel.
In New York? Join us Wed., 3/4 at 7:00 PM to celebrate the release of The Half That’s Never Been Told!
It was a Friday night when it all began. I was sitting in my living room enjoying a tall Bud Light and listening to music playing on my laptop. I’d only been in IB—Imperial Beach for the nonnatives—for three weeks, but Cali was a taste of freedom I never wanted to let go of. I had moved into a house only fifty feet from the beach and found a job in Coronado that people would envy me for. It felt too damn good to be true. Turns out it was . . .
Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor — part of Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint — has been selected for a Kindle Daily Deal! Order the Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night e-book on Saturday, March 21, 2015, for only $0.99.
I spend most of my time synthesizing chemicals and looking out the door to see if anyone is coming. I am naturally paranoid . . .
Featured: Black Interest
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- The Lost Treasures of R&B: A D Hunter Mystery
- HNIC (limited edition signed package)
- Mr. Loverman
- The Roving Tree
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