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HNIC (limited edition signed package)

Prodigy, from the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, launches Akashic’s new Infamous Books imprint with a story of loyalty, vengeance, and greed.

The Book of Harlan

During World War II, two African American musicians are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Black Sheep Digit

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.

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Upcoming Events

Santa Cruz Noir — Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

6/19/18, 7:00pm

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 — Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport, NY

6/23/18, 2:00pm

Theasa Tuohy presents Flying Jenny at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of aviation in Hammondsport.

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