Baumgardner’s groundbreaking new book includes abortion testimonials by Ani DiFranco, Barbara Ehrenreich, Gloria Steinem, and others.
Subject: GLBT Interest
The Age of Dreaming explores the history of Los Angeles, the heady beginnings of the movie industry, and the interplay of race and celebrity.
An exposé of an America no one is comfortable talking about: the volatile ground where male violence and sexuality overlap.
A powerful tale of a young woman’s quest to unearth her identity, lost between cultures and families.
Front Page meets Harlem Nights: a riveting and racy historical mystery set in 1920s Harlem.
A mesmerizing fictional account of the life of Miguel de Cervantes and the controversial anonymous “sequel” to Don Quixote.
Cooper & Mansbach team with some of today’s most talented writers to vitalize American history.
Cult novelist Dennis Cooper launches the third title of Little House on the Bowery, the Akashic series he is editing and promoting.
In the stories of Havana Noir current and former residents of the city uncover crimes of violence and loveless sex, of mental cruelty and greed, of self-preservation and collective hysteria.
Kamikaze Lust takes the reader on an electrifying ride through the spectacle of life and death in millennial America.
A groundbreaking second novel that recalls both Sandra Cisneros and Andre Breton.
Dennis Cooper unveils a mesmerizing debut story collection for his Little House on the Bowery fiction series.
The unspeakable sexual confessions of underground legend Lydia Lunch.
A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.
Derek McCormack’s most compelling work yet is his second selection in Dennis Cooper’s groundbreaking Little House on the Bowery fiction series.
A provocative debut that masterfully fuses issues of culture, race, sexuality, and family.
The novel that’s changing the way we define “family.” The Osbournes, Sopranos, and Eminem are only “some of the parts” that make up the whole story of the new American family.
Nina Revoyr brings us a compelling story of race, love, murder, and history against the backdrop of Los Angeles.
Sparrow L. Patterson’s debut novel follows a nineteen-year-old bisexual girl on her whirlwind journey of sexual escapades, drug-induced hallucinations, shoplifting sprees, and other criminal behavior.
Two Times Intro is Michael Stipe’s intimate and evocative visual diary of Patti Smith’s return to live performance.
An anthology of new fiction writers who are using the Internet to develop their work; part of Dennis Cooper’s Little House on the Bowery series.
Revoyr’s novel examines the effects of change on a small, isolated town, the strengths and limits of community, and the sometimes conflicting loyalties of family and justice.
The second novel from the author of the award-winning Kamikaze Lust.
Concerns with human rights, political oppression, sexuality, race, and Jamaican culture thematically connect these essays.
Cherished former Vermont governor Kunin teams up with Baumgardner to tell the inspiring story of American politicians’ growing acceptance of gay marriage.
Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint launches with a spectacular novel in the tradition of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist and Zombieland.