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The Reservoir

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Forthcoming: 6/7/22

A former Wall Street veteran, quarantined by the coronavirus, becomes consumed with madness—or the fulfillment of his own mythic fate

While supplies last, books ordered through the Akashic Books website will be SIGNED by David Duchovny.

This page is for the regular edition (novella only) of The Reservoir. If you’re looking to purchase the exclusive, limited-edition preorder package, please click here.

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Out of Mesopotamia

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Forthcoming: 8/2/22

Informed by firsthand experience on the battlefronts of Iraq and Syria, Abdoh captures the horror, confusion, and absurdity of combat from a seldom-glimpsed perspective that expands our understanding of the war novel.

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Random

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Forthcoming: 10/11/22

From Penn Jillette of the legendary magic duo Penn & Teller: a rollicking crime caper that will bend your mind like a spoon.

While supplies last, books ordered through the Akashic Books website will be SIGNED by Penn Jillette.

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Unstrung: Rants and Stories of a Noise Guitarist

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Forthcoming: 11/1/22

The paperback edition of iconoclastic guitar player Marc Ribot’s darkly funny and subversive collection of writing, featuring brand-new essays not included in the hardcover

This page is for the November 2022 paperback edition of Unstrung: Rants and Stories of a Noise Guitarist. If you’re looking to purchase the exclusive, limited-edition preorder package, please click here.

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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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Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine: Insight Into Primus and the World of Les Claypool (Paperback Edition)

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Forthcoming: 12/6/22

An oral history of the legendary band Primus, with a star-studded cast of interviewees (Tom Waits, Phish front man Trey Anastasio, etc.)

This page is for the December 2022 paperback edition of Primus, Over the Electric Grapevine: Insight Into Primus and the World of Les Claypool, which is now available for preorder. For the September 2014 hardcover edition, click here.

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Night Letter

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Forthcoming: 1/3/23

A taut thriller set in Florida’s desolate panhandle, part coming-of-age story, all hard-boiled noir

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before January 3, 2023.

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Blood Sugar

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Forthcoming: 2/7/23

Blood Sugar is a disturbing and evocative collection of new work and selected poems previously featured in Blackman’s enormously popular chapbooks.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before February 7, 2023.

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Tell the Rest

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Forthcoming: 3/7/23

Two estranged childhood friends find themselves on parallel paths to return to the site of the conversion therapy camp that tore them apart

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before March 7, 2023.

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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.

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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.

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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.