The Age of Dreaming explores the history of Los Angeles, the heady beginnings of the movie industry, and the interplay of race and celebrity.
Subject: Middle East & Asian Interest
A refreshingly non-doctrinaire anthology of writings and interviews covering much of the intellectual geography of the new anti-market left.
By guerrilla poster artist Robbie Conal.
On the heels of Tel Aviv Noir and Tehran Noir, the Akashic Noir Series moves deeper into the Middle East.
Selected for the 2002 Kiriyama Prize Notable Books List & selected as a finalist for an Asian American Literary Award.
In Book Three of this acclaimed YA series, Oryon Small transforms into Kim, an Asian American girl who must learn to separate body image from self-worth.
The legendary city of Delhi, India provides fertile ground for stories of darkness and despair.
The American debut novel by the winner of the National Book Award of the Philippines.
Tom Hayden brings a lifetime of experience to the challenge of ending the Iraq War—and preventing future wars.
This updated paperback edition has information on all of the latest developments with the Chinese government crackdown, including Danny Schechter’s analysis of the alleged public suicides by Falun Gong practitioners in Tiananmen Square in February 2001.
The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq is the comprehensive source on the administration’s campaign of disinformation before, during, and after the second Gulf War.
The debut collection of Mr. Fish’s searing and hilarious political cartoons, featured in Harper’s, Truthdig, and elsewhere.
Israeli American journalist Schalit distinguishes between the Israel he knows and the image of it in the minds of Americans.
Istanbul Noir presents stories from a city at once ancient and modern, Asian and European, postcard-perfect and simmering with rage.
Debut title from RDV Books!
Foreword By Cornel West
Schalit critically interrogates everything from Middle Eastern politics to the New Economy, from debates in the independent music scene about “selling out” to the current cultural interventions of Jerry Falwell and his followers.
Award-winning author Yongsoo Park presents a powerful coming-of-age story of a young boy on the edges of New York City.
Part murder mystery and part family saga, this dramatic and often hilarious novel explores the history of Los Angeles’s Iranian Jewish community.
Fresh noir from one of the most intense, congested, and overpopulated cities in the world.
The unsettling story of a young man who suffers an identity crisis after getting tangled up in a telephone scam.
Misstating the State of the Union: Right-Wing Media Distortions About the Clinton and Bush Presidencies
Best-selling author David Brock leads an analysis of right-wing media distortions.
Following the success of Delhi Noir and the film Slumdog Millionaire, Mumbai Noir depicts the many ways in which the city’s ever-present shadowy aspects often force themselves onto the lives of ordinary people.
The long-awaited debut novel from acclaimed author Eteraz; a darkly comic, provocative, and insightful vision of the contemporary American experience.
A gorgeously written and tightly plotted mystery novel that brings the city of Delhi alive, in ways both enchanting and provocative.
A haunting, exquisitely written novel exploring the true devastation of the US war in Afghanistan.
A detailed and intimate personal history of the Middle East peace process by one of its founding architects.
September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows presents a powerful collection of essays, photos, and heartfelt stories about their deeply personal responses to their very public tragedies.
Singapore is exposed in all of its noir glory with scintillating stories from the very best of the city’s authors.
Grief, violence, and history collide to offer a radical look at childhood and migration in suburban New England.
Friendship, betrayal, and international intrigue populate this brilliant novel in the tradition of Graham Greene and John le Carré.
An unflinching noir exploration of one the world’s most volatile cities.
Keret and Gavron masterfully assemble some of Israel’s top contemporary writers into a compulsively readable collection.
A dark, complex morality tale exploring the limits of justice in contemporary Mumbai.
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.
Now, one of the world’s most war-torn cities is portrayed through a noir lens in this chilling story collection.
This memoir—the first release on best-selling author Ann Hood’s Gracie Belle imprint—about the fathomless loss of a beloved child reveals how tragedy can transform us and make us more fully alive.
Akashic Books reissues Nina Revoyr’s inspired and groundbreaking 1997 debut novel about women’s basketball, class, racial identity, and friendship.
A contemporary Los Angeles story of uncrossable social lines, allegiance and betrayal, immeasurable power, and the ways the present is continuously shaped by the past.