From Garden District Book Shop
From Garden District Book Shop
06/19/2018 - 6:00PM
Tuesday, June 19th At Turkey & the Wolf, 739 Jackson Avenue, New Orleans 6:00PM Join us with Caleb Johnson in conversation with Katy Simpson Smith discussing his book, Treeborne. Caleb with sign books after the discussion. With Treeborne-inspired menu by Nate Barfield from Turkey & the Wolf : Woodrow's Pit Cook Bab-B-Q Sandwiches Pork shoulder smoked overnight in Freedom Hills, Alabama Elberta County Peach Pie Peaches from the one and old Peach Pit Orchard Janie Treeborne...
06/20/2018 - 6:00PM
Wednesday, June 20th 6-7:30PM Join us with Spencer Wise in conversation with Kent Wascom discussing his book, The Emperor of Shoes. Spencer will sign books after the discussion. From an exciting new voice in literary fiction, a transfixing story about an expatriate in southern China and his burgeoning relationship with a seamstress intent on inspiring dramatic political change. Alex Cohen, a twenty-six-year-old Jewish Bostonian, is living in southern China, where his father runs their...
06/21/2018 - 6:00PM
Thursday, June 21st 6-7:30PM In the aftermath of a flood that washes away much of a small Tennessee town, evangelical preacher Asher Sharp offers shelter to two gay men. In doing so, he starts to see his life anew—and risks losing everything: his wife, locked into her religious prejudices; his congregation, which shuns Asher after he delivers a passionate sermon in defense of tolerance; and his young son, Justin, caught in the middle of what turns into a bitter custody battle. With no way...
06/26/2018 - 6:00PM
Tuesday, June 26th 6-7:30PM On a humid summer day, the phones begin to ring: disaster has struck. Chateau de Sully, a Boeing 707 chartered to ferry home more than one hundred of Atlanta’s most prominent citizens from a European jaunt, crashed in Paris shortly after takeoff. It is the second-deadliest disaster in the history of aviation. Overnight, the city of Atlanta changes. Left behind are children, spouses, lovers, and friends - faced with renegotiating their lives. Robert, a newspaper...
06/27/2018 - 6:00PM
Wednesday, June 27th 6-7:30PM Join us with Matthew Griffin and Nick White in conversation with Katherine Fausset discussing their books, Hide, and Sweet and Low, respectively. Matthew and Nick will sign books after the discussion. Hide: Falling in love in the aftermath of World War II, a gay taxidermist and a veteran are forced to cut all ties with their discriminating North Carolina textile town and share a life of quiet self-sufficiency for decades until one of them falls...
07/11/2018 - 6:00PM
Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month. New Members are always welcome. Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, July 11th
07/15/2018 - 2:00PM
Sunday, July 15th 2-3:30PM Cassandra Marks had dedicated her life to helping orphaned children around the world find families - something she never truly had. Life was everything she'd expected it to be for a woman who lived to work. She was only thirty when her world was turned upside down with one sentence - "I'm sorry, we've confirmed you have breast cancer." Giving up was not an option, but fighting cancer was harder than she'd imagined. Her work with worldwide orphanages was put on hold...
07/16/2018 - 6:00PM
Monday, July 16th 6-7:30PM Join us with William Boyle and Bill Loehfelm discussing their books, The Lonely Witness, and The Devil's Muse (paperback release), respectively. William and Bill will sign books after the discussion. The Lonely Witness: Amy was once a party girl, but she now lives a lonely life, helping the house-bound to receive communion in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn. She stops in at one of the apartments on her route, where Mrs. Epifanio, the elderly woman who...
07/24/2018 - 6:00PM
Tuesday, July 24th 6-7:30PM A book that strikes at the heart of the recent flare-ups over Confederate symbols in Charlottesville, New Orleans, and elsewhere, Denmark Vesey’s Garden reveals the deep roots of these controversies and traces them to the heart of slavery in the United States: Charleston, South Carolina, where almost half of the U.S. slave population stepped onto our shores, where the first shot at Fort Sumter began the Civil War, and where Dylann Roof shot nine people at Emanuel...
08/06/2018 - 6:00PM
Monday, August 6th 6-7:30PM For fans of George Saunders and Karen Russell, an amazing, wildly inventive. collection of stories that straddles the line between the real and the fantastical. In The Wrong Heaven, anything is possible: bodies can transform, inanimate objects come to life, angels appear and disappear. Bonnaffons draws us into a delightfully strange universe, in which her conflicted characters seek to solve their sexual and spiritual dilemmas in all the wrong places. The title...
08/08/2018 - 6:00PM
Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month. New Members are always welcome. Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, August 8th
09/12/2018 - 6:00PM
Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month. New Members are always welcome. Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, September 12th
10/09/2018 - 6:00PM
Tuesday, October 9th 6-7:30PM The prequel to Dracula, inspired by notes and texts left behind by the author of the classic novel, Dracul is a supernatural thriller that reveals not only Dracula's true origins but Bram Stoker's--and the tale of the enigmatic woman who connects them. It is 1868, and a twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker waits in a desolate tower to face an indescribable evil. Armed only with crucifixes, holy water, and a rifle, he prays to survive a single night, the longest of...
10/10/2018 - 6:00PM
Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month. New Members are always welcome. Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, October 12th
11/14/2018 - 6:00PM
Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month. New Members are always welcome. Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. Wednesday, November 14th