New Orleans

Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans
The hidden history of the haunted and beloved city of New Orleans, told through the intersecting lives of nine remarkable characters.

"Nine Lives is stunning work. Dan Baum...
February 16, 2010
Random House
368 Pages
Cooking Up a Storm: Recipes Lost and Found from the Times-Picayune of New Orleans
After Hurricane Katrina tore through New Orleans in 2005, Cooking Up a Storm was published to tell the story--recipe by recipe--of one of the great food cities of the world and the...
August 18, 2015
Chronicle Books
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast

In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking...

August 1, 2007
Harper Perennial
The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner)

Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the...

June 30, 2020
Grove Press
400 Pages
Other Voices, Other Rooms

Other Voices, Other Rooms

Capote, Truman
Truman Capote's first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitive boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death...
February 1, 1994
208 Pages
The Awakening

The Awakening

Chopin, Kate ; Machado, Carmen
A new edition of Kate Chopin's controversial masterpiece, an essential novel in the canon of early feminism--with an introduction by Carmen Maria Machado, award-winning author of Her Body and...
June 18, 2019
Modern Library
240 Pages
Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock n Roll
The definitive biography of the late, rock 'n' roll legend, Fats Domino

While many think of Elvis Presley as rock 'n' roll's driving force, the truth is that Fats Domino, whose records...

April 24, 2007
Da Capo Press
416 Pages
The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea
Hailed as a "nonfiction epic . . . in the tradition of Jared Diamond's best-seller Collapse, and Simon Winchester's Atlantic" (Dallas Morning News), Jack E. Davis's ...
March 20, 2018
Liveright Publishing Corporation
608 Pages


Eggers, Dave
National Bestseller

The true story of one family, caught between America's two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina.

Abdulrahman and...

June 15, 2010
337 Pages
The Gilda Stories (Anniversary, Expanded)

The Gilda Stories (Anniversary, Expanded)

Gomez, Jewelle ; Gumbs, Alexis

The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them--communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time.--Emma...

March 29, 2016
City Lights Books
288 Pages

New Arrivals

Leviathan Falls
Back to Japan: The Life and Art of Master Kimono Painter Kunihiko Moriguchi
Havana Year Zero
Born of No Woman
Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World
Monster in the Middle
Certain Hunger
Loneliest Americans
Sandor Katz's Fermentation Journeys: Recipes, Techniques, and Traditions from Around the World