Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Catalog Tag: Africa

Addis Ababa Noir (Ethiopia)

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Addis Ababa is a sprawling melting pot of cultures where rich and poor live side by side in relative harmony—until they don’t.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before August 4, 2020.

eel on reef

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A truly exciting American debut from a Nigerian writer on Chris Abani’s new poetry imprint, Black Goat, with an introduction by Kwame Dawes.

Gomer’s Song

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Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes explores the insidious nature of power and the limits of protest for Chris Abani’s Black Goat poetry series.

Makeda

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The debut title from Akashic’s Open Lens imprint: a universal tale of family, heritage, and the ties that bind, from the nationally best-selling author Randall Robinson.

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Accra Noir (Ghana)

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Forthcoming: 12/1/20

Accra joins Lagos, Nairobi, Marrakech, and Addis Ababa in representing the African continent in the Noir Series arena.

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before December 1, 2020.