Last month Akashic Books released The Worst Breakfast coauthored by Zak Smith and China Miéville, with illustrations from Smith on our Black Sheep imprint for young readers. Learn more about Zak Smith’s singular vision here.
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To mark the release of our Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook, we’re pleased to present Ziggy’s recipe for “Mancakes”—a delicious and healthful way to start (or, who are we kidding, finish) any day.
To mark the release of Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape — the latest from our Edge of Sports imprint — we’re featuring a statement from imprint curator and editor Dave Zirin on this important, timely book’s place in the sportswriting narrative.
To mark the release of Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape — the latest from our Edge of Sports imprint — we’re featuring a statement from author Jessica Luther on the importance of her work in the arena of sexual assault and sports.
To celebrate the release of Mississippi Noir, the latest from Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to share a glimpse at this state in conflict with itself with editor Tom Franklin’s introduction, “Welcome to the Bottom.”
To celebrate the release of Brussels Noir, the latest from Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a portrait of the city with editor Michel Dufranne’s introduction, “Beneath a Low, Gray Sky.”
To celebrate the release of St. Louis Noir, the latest from Akashic’s Noir Series, we’re pleased to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the collection with editor Scott Phillips’s introduction, “High and Low Collide.”
Read an excerpt from All Waiting Is Long by Barbara J. Taylor, along with a short statement from the author on writing the book.
Featured: Black Interest
- So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival
- Song for Night
- A History of the African-American People (Proposed) by Strom Thurmond, as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid (A Novel)
- Anna In-Between
- A Tall History of Sugar
- The Lunatic
- The Family Mansion
- Dance of the Jakaranda
- New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean
- Kingston Noir (Jamaica)
- Sale Amiri Baraka 3-for-1 Sale!