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Subject: Featured Gift Books

100 Posters/134 Squirrels

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A 2010 reissue of Jay Ryan’s underground hit book, with new material added, and essays by Steve Albini, Art Chantry, Greg Kot, and Debra Parr.

DogTown: The Legend of the Z-Boys

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The bigger, newly designed edition of an iconic skateboarding book, including additional never-before-seen Glen E. Friedman photos and a new C.R. Stecyk III postscript.

For a SIGNED copy of the book, please select “SIGNED BY GLEN E. FRIEDMAN” in the drop-down menu above and click “ADD TO CART.” Or, for a 25% discount off the list price, please select “Unsigned.” If you have any questions about your order, please contact info@akashicbooks.com.

Keep Your Eyes Open: The Fugazi Photographs of Glen E. Friedman

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A second edition of the definitive photo book of one of the most influential rock bands of the past forty years, including brand-new, exclusive material.

For a SIGNED copy of the book, please select “SIGNED BY GLEN E. FRIEDMAN” in the drop-down menu above and click “ADD TO CART.” Or, for a 25% discount off the list price, please select “Unsigned.” If you have any questions about your order, please contact info@akashicbooks.com.

Mystery Book

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We know our catalog has a lot to choose from, so let us pick your next favorite read for you!

Take a chance with a mystery book from our list, chosen by us and sent to you, for over 50% off retail.

Unstrung—Limited Edition Preorder with Exclusive Lyric Chapbook

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Iconoclastic guitar player Marc Ribot offers up essays and stories in his darkly funny and subversive debut collection, Unstrung, combined in this LIMITED EDITION PREORDER with an exclusive, 100-page lyric chapbook, Selected Lyrics.

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USA Noir

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The best USA-based stories in the Akashic noir series, compiled into one volume and edited by Johnny Temple!

Forthcoming Titles

The Perfume Burned His Eyes—Signed Preorder with Limited Edition Hardcover ZOPA WORDS

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Forthcoming: 12/6/22

This LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE for the forthcoming paperback edition of Michael Imperioli’s novel The Perfume Burned His Eyes includes a signed book and the limited edition signed hardcover ZOPA WORDS, by Imperioli and his bandmates Elijah Amitin and Olmo Tighe of ZOPA.

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Against the Written Word Limited-Edition Preorder Package

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Forthcoming: 1/3/23

This LIMITED-EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE for Ian F. Svenonius’s forthcoming essay collection includes a signed copy of Against the Written Word and the limited-edition chapbook The Autobiography of Ian F. Svenonius.

THIS PAGE IS FOR THE LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE OF AGAINST THE WRITTEN WORD AND THE EXCLUSIVE CHAPBOOK THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF IAN F. SVENONIUS.Click [HERE] for details on the regular edition of the book.

Preorders ship as soon as all the materials are available, often in advance of the publication date

Random—Limited Edition Preorder with Exclusive Chapbook and Dice

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Forthcoming: 10/11/22

This LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE for Penn Jillette’s forthcoming novel Random includes a signed copy of Random, a copy of the exclusive short story chapbook God Is Real and Other Fictions, and a pair of custom dice.

THIS PAGE IS FOR THE LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE OF RANDOM AND THE EXCLUSIVE CHAPBOOK GOD IS REAL. Click here to preorder Random without the exclusive chapbook.

Preorders ship as soon as all the materials are available, often in advance of the publication date.

The Reservoir—Limited Edition Preorder with Exclusive Chapbook

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Forthcoming: 6/7/22

This LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE for New York Times best–selling author David Duchovny’s forthcoming novella The Reservoir includes a signed copy of The Reservoir and a copy of the exclusive chapbook Poems, Lyrics, Flip.

THIS PAGE IS FOR THE LIMITED EDITION PREORDER PACKAGE OF THE RESERVOIR AND THE EXCLUSIVE CHAPBOOK POEMS, LYRICS, FLIP. Click here to preorder The Reservoir without the exclusive chapbook.