Wyomia Tyus, author of Tigerbelle, was featured on WBUR Boston’s sports show Only a Game.
Rivers Solomon’s An Unkindness of Ghosts is a Best Book of 2017!
To celebrate the release ofCensorship Now!!, an uproarious new essay collection from cult music hero Ian F. Svenonius, we’re pleased to feature an excerpt from the book on how yuppies and NPR gentrified punk music.
Did you catch Akashic publisher Johnny Temple and Akashic authors Albert “Prodigy” Johnson and K’wan on NPR’s Weekend Edition? Click to learn all about how Infamous Books is reverse gentrifying literature.
Pills and Starships author Lydia Millet talked with NPR’s Scott Simon on Saturday to discuss her new book. Click for more!
Every Friday, the Akashic team highlights industry news, reviews, and features from around the web. This week’s roundup comes to you from Akashic publicist Kate Bogden and editorial assistant Susannah Lawrence.
Featured: Black Interest
- The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread
- Abstraktion und Einfühlung
- I Am a Promise
- New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Tano)
- Gathering of Waters
- We Matter: Athletes and Activism
- Prayer for the Living
- Black History Digit
- The Hungered One