A powerful debut novel illuminating how adoptees struggle to recapture their personal histories and cultural legacy, part of Akashic’s Open Lens imprint.
Featured: Black Interest
Akashic launches an African American–focused reprint series with this classic story collection.
Brand-new fiction, essays, and poems from seventeen island countries around the world.
Don Noble and contributors Carolyn Haines and Ravi Howard present Alabama Noir, hosted by Thank You Books.
Arthur Nersesian in conversation with Bob Odenkirk, introduced by Johnny Temple, to celebrate the release of The Five Books of (Robert) Moses, hosted by Book Club. Full details TBA.
News & Features
Akashic Books is pleased to announce LyricPop, A New Picture Book Series Presenting Your Favorite Song Lyrics, Launching today.
- “Murder by Glowworm” by JJ Munro
- “Afro-Puff Daddy” by Nkosi Ife Bandele
- “Over Before It Started” by Robert Mangeot
- “Tears of Growth” by Monica Pollin
Click here to watch Samuel L. Jackson read Adam Mansbach’s STAY THE F— AT HOME!
- Heatin’ Up: Ben Okri’s THE FREEDOM ARTIST
- Ryan O’Callaghan on CBS This Morning with Gayle King!
- A TALL HISTORY OF SUGAR Receives Glowing NEW YORK TIMES Review!
- “A Publishing Factory Grows in Brooklyn”