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Akashic Books

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Subject: Featured Caribbean Interest Titles

Adios Muchachos


More Cuban noir from Akashic! (Following the success of Outcast by José Latour—nominated for Edgar, Anthony and Firecracker awards.)



The death of a Jamaican man’s father raises questions about the father’s political endeavors, and about the plight of 1980s Jamaica.

Haiti Noir

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Akashic recruits Danticat, one of the truly great contemporary writers, to edit this timely volume featuring stories set both before and after the devastating 2010 earthquake.



A true believer is faced with a choice between love for his family and the Cuban Revolution.

Forthcoming Titles

Pinnacle: The Lost Paradise of Rasta


Forthcoming: 8/6/24

A fascinating first-person origin story of Rastafari ideology, culture, and philosophy, capturing a crucial and little-known chapter in Jamaican history

Now available for preorder. All preorders will ship on or before August 8, 2024.

Preorder on Barnes & Noble
Preorder on Amazon