Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.
Featured: Black Interest
During World War II, two African American musicians are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at the Buchenwald concentration camp.
In conjunction with the publication of Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet—the latest release from our Black Sheep imprint for Young Adults and Young Readers—we’ve created the Black Sheep Digit, comprising excerpts from Pills and Starships and our first two Black Sheep releases, Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and Game World by C. J. Farley.
Join editor Susie Bright with contributors Jon Bailiff, Jessica Breheny, Vinnie Hansen, Dillon Kaiser, Beth Lisick, Lou Mathews, Elizabeth McKenzie, Liza Monroy, Tommy Moore, Peggy Townsend, and Jill Wolfson for the hometown launch of Santa Cruz Noir.
Theasa Tuohy presents Flying Jenny at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of aviation in Hammondsport.
News & Features
To celebrate the Italian edition of Michael Zadoorian’s latest novel, Beautiful Music, publisher Marcos y Marcos has created a Spotify playlist of music inspired by the book: We’ve received fantastic praise for this 1970s coming-of-age novel set in Detroit, including a recent review in the Wall Street Journal by Sam Sacks, which reads in part: “Beautiful Music is a sweet […]
- “The Silk-Cotton Tree” by Jean Wolfersteig
- “Notes of an Undead Son” by John Vercher
- “Trans Bully” by Nkosi Ife Bandele
- “Pancake Month” and “A Parenting Street Scene” by Minna Dubin
Did you catch our indefatigable publisher Johnny Temple in the May 11, 2018 issue of the New York Times? Author Andrew Cotto described a day in the life of Johnny Temple, which begins with reading and coffee, in the Sunday Routine section: “How Johnny Temple, Book Publisher and Rocker, Spends His Sundays.”
- Anthony Ervin and Constantine Markides Honored for CHASING WATER
- Akashic Authors Nominated for Lambda Literary Awards!
- ATLANTA NOIR Editor Tayari Jones Pens Oprah Book Club Pick!
- Noir Series E-Books Only $2.99 Each!