Race, class, and hormones combine and combust when a Harvard freshman and his two friends attempt to join the staff of the Harpoon, the school’s iconic humor magazine.
Subject: New Releases
Now, Berlin’s noir tradition—fueled by history, geography, and various literary traditions—adds up to a powerful volume of riveting short stories.
The death of a Jamaican man’s father raises questions about the father’s political endeavors, and about the plight of 1980s Jamaica.
A doorman at a posh apartment building gets lost in the mean New York City streets, battling his demons as he searches for life’s higher meaning.
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.
A long-overdue female-centric perspective on underground rock music, featuring photos by Tricarico and essays by Joan Jett, Amy Farina, Allison Wolfe, Donita Sparks, and more!
The fourth-largest city in the US is long overdue to enter the Noir Series arena, and does so blazingly.
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.
Two Catholic priests fall in love amid deadly conflicts in the Amazon between the Colombian government, insurgent groups, and drug cartels.
In Milwaukee Noir, a city of manufacturers and booze, as well as a growing immigrant community, makes perfect grist for the Noir Series mill.
Akashic Books reissues Nina Revoyr’s inspired and groundbreaking 1997 debut novel about women’s basketball, class, racial identity, and friendship.
This eleven-piece, limited-edition box set—an African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) project—features the work of ten new African poets.
A beautifully illustrated story of three girls caught up in the most curious of mysteries.
**While supplies last, copies ordered here will be SIGNED by the illustrator, Ricardo Cortés!
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.