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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.

Bernice L. McFadden Digit

In honor of her 2012 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year selection—and in anticipation of the just-released paperback edition of Nowhere Is a Place, our Bernice L. McFadden Digit features excerpts from all four of her Akashic titles: Gathering of Waters, The Warmest December, Glorious, and Nowhere Is a Place.

Haiti Noir 2: The Classics

The best anthology of classic Haitian fiction ever assembled, unparalleled in scope.

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Upcoming Events

Lauren Sanders — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

3/22/18, 12:00pm

Lauren Sanders (The Book of Love and Hate), will appear on a panel called “Fractured Characters: Fiction,” along with authors Jessie Chaffee (Florence in Ecstasy) and Noley Reid (Pretend We Are Lovely) to discuss their work, following the stories of emotionally fractured characters.

Katia D. Ulysse — Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA

3/23/18, 2:00pm

Katia D. Ulysse (Mouths Don’t Speak) will appear on a panel entitled “Fiction: International Stories, Shared Humanities,” alongside Adrienne Benson (The Brightest Sun) and Annabelle Kim (Tiger Pelt), discussing international disasters, resilience, and the heartbreaking impact on interwoven lives. The event will take place in Central JMRL Library.

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