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Subject: Caribbean Interest

Featured Caribbean Interest Titles

Adios Muchachos

Adios Muchachos

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More Cuban noir from Akashic! (Following the success of Outcast by José Latour—nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Firecracker awards.)
Boundaries

Boundaries

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A powerful immigrant story of family, love, assimilation, and a provocative look inside the contemporary book business.
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Curse the Names

Curse the Names

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Robert Arellano, author of the Edgar-nominated crime novel Havana Lunar, returns with another spine-tingling noir from Akashic Books.
Dog War

Dog War

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The highly anticipated new novel and debut US publication from the legendary Jamaican author of The Lunatic and The Duppy.
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Drifting

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This mesmerizing, lyrical debut explores the lives of Haitian families aspiring to escape hardship and an earthquake's devastation.
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The Duppy

The Duppy

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Oddball sexuality, acts of perversion, and out-of-order behavior from the acclaimed Jamaican author of The Lunatic and Dog War. How funny is this social satire? Akashic Books's pledge to our readers: Laugh out loud at least once or your money back. Seriously.
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Game World

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Launching Akashic's new Black Sheep YA imprint, an adventure novel in a video game turned reality, with giant spiders, malevolent hummingbirds, a not-quite-yellow-brick road, and preteen children learning how to be heroes!
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God Carlos

God Carlos

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A provocative and persuasive historical novel exploring the Spanish brutality against native Indians in early 16th-century Jamaica.
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Gomer's Song

Gomer’s Song

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Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani's Black Goat poetry series.
Haiti Noir

Haiti Noir

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Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.
Havana Noir

Havana Noir (Cuba)

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In the stories of Havana Noir, authors uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria, in a city characterized by ironic and wrenching contradictions.
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I Love You Too

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Bob Marley’s first and most famous son, Ziggy, extends his devotion to youth with his debut children’s book.

Limbo

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An African American man confronts a heart of darkness when his family moves from Los Angeles to a small town in Norway.
Makeda

Makeda

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The debut title from Akashic's Open Lens imprint: a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind, from the nationally best-selling author Randall Robinson.
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Mr. Loverman

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A groundbreaking, hilarious novel about two elder gay Caribbean men coming to terms with being closeted in a changing world.

The Roving Tree

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A powerful debut novel illuminating how adoptees struggle to recapture their personal histories and cultural legacy, part of Akashic's Open Lens imprint.
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Ruins

Ruins

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A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.

Forthcoming Titles

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