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Category: Akashic Insider

Montague Kobbé: The Making of On the Way Back

To celebrate the upcoming release of On the Way Back by Montague Kobbé, we’re pleased to feature a statement from the author on the lifetime of inspiration that led up to the author’s hilarious new novel.

Read an excerpt from Tales by Amiri Baraka

To celebrate the release of Tales, the long-awaited reissue of Amiri Baraka’s 1967 story collection, we’re pleased to give you a taste of Baraka’s provocative writing with an excerpt from the book.

Spotlight on Artists on the Autism Spectrum

Since we published Drawing Autism, we’ve been proud to share additional images submitted to us by people diagnosed with autism. Today, we’re pleased to share with you a piece by Kim Tucker, author of Under the Banana Moon: A True Story of Living, Loving, Loss and Asperger’s.

Garfield Ellis: On Writing The Angels’ Share

To celebrate the release of The Angels’ Share — the latest from acclaimed author Garfield Ellis — we’re pleased to feature a statement from the author on how his fascination with regret formed the core of his novel.