Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Black Sheep Digit

In conjunction with the publication of Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet—the latest release from our Black Sheep imprint for Young Adults and Young Readers—we’ve created the Black Sheep Digit, comprising excerpts from Pills and Starships and our first two Black Sheep releases, Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper and Game World by C. J. Farley.

Trinidad Noir: The Classics

Two of Trinidad’s top literary writers masterfully curate this retrospective of the nation’s best writing over the past century.

Montreal Noir (Canada)

Following the success of Toronto Noir, the Noir Series explores new Canadian terrain, featuring both English and Francophone authors.

Rio Noir (Brazil)

With Rio Noir, the Akashic Noir Series delves for the first time into South America.

Memphis Noir

A rich volume of Southern urban noir exploring sides of Memphis that only the locals know, but often don’t reveal.