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Akashic author Marlon James featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal!

On the heels of a series of rave reviews for his new book, Akashic author Marlon James has received a wonderful feature in the New York Times, as well as an interview in the Wall Street Journal! James’s debut novel, John Crow’s Devil, was published by Akashic in 2005 and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.

Congratulations, Marlon!

Foamers: A Digit and A Daily Deal

Grab Foamers by Justin Kassab for only $0.99 on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, as part of a Kindle Daily Deal! An excerpt from Foamers—as well as excerpts from Unmentionables by Laurie Loewenstein and Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night by Barbara J. Taylor.our—is also available as part of our Kaylie Jones Books Digit.

Kaylie Jones Interviews Barbara J. Taylor

To celebrate the release of Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night — the latest release in Akashic’s Kaylie Jones Books imprint, and one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Summer Books of 2014 — Kaylie Jones sat down to talk with debut novelist Barbara J. Taylor about her inspiration, her writing process, and what keeps her going.

The Story Behind The Story: Foamers by Justin Kassab

To celebrate the release of Foamers, the first book in the Primal Age Chronicles and the latest release from Kaylie Jones Books, we invited Justin Kassab to share with us how Foamers and the Primal Age Chronicles came to be.


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