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Matt Sakakeeny and Thomas Jessen Adams: Remaking New Orleans: Beyond Exceptionalism and Authenticity

09/24/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, September 24th 6-9PM Mimi's in the Marigny, 2601 Royal Street Drink specials and food will be provided.   Come join Matt Sakakeeny and Thomas Jessen Adams to celebrate the release of their new collection, Remaking New Orleans: Beyond Exceptionalism and Authenticity upstairs at Mimi's in the Marigny, 2601 Royal Street, New Orleans, 70117. Adrienne Dixson will introduce the book and followed by some brief comments from Matt and Thomas, as well as other contributors including...

Kelli Harding MD, MPH: The Rabbit Effect: Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier With the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness

10/03/2019 - 6:00PM

Thursday, October 3rd 6-7:30PM When Columbia University doctor Kelli Harding began her clinical practice, she never intended to explore the invisible factors behind our health. But then there were the rabbits. In 1978, a seemingly straightforward experiment designed to establish the relationship between high blood cholesterol and heart health in rabbits discovered that kindness—in the form of a particularly nurturing post-doc who pet and spoke to the lab rabbits as she fed them—made the...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

10/09/2019 - 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.

Robert S. Brantley: Sacred Ground: The Cemeteries of New Orleans

10/10/2019 - 6:00PM

Thursday, October 10th 6-7:30PM A sumptuous photographic portrait of New Orleans' legendary cemeteries and their collage of architectural monuments, sculptural memorials, ironwork, and landscapes, shown as living structures that are unique expressions of remembrance and identity. The open-air museums of each cemetery, really tell vivid stories about the Crescent City's haunting social history. With Brantley's 20 brief biographies and photographs, S. Frederick Starr's introduction, and...

Jeanette Weiland: Beignets for Breakfast

10/12/2019 - 4:00PM

Saturday, October 12th 4-6:00PM Ever wonder what it’s like to be a New Orleans baby? Or what it means to miss New Orleans? Let the playful rhyming verse and vivid illustrations in Beignets for Breakfast transport children to one of the greatest cities in the world. In Jeanette Weiland's picture book, Beignets for Breakfast, a parent and child read together, recognize together, and enjoy their day in New Orleans together:   NOLA babies know that Mondays Include a meal of red beans and...

Todd C. Elliott: The Lowerline

10/27/2019 - 2:00PM

Sunday, October 27th 2-3:30PM A New Orleans ghost story of love and loss unfolds in this modern, Gothic suspense novel. Fox Carruthers returns to the city of New Orleans following the suicide of his ex-girlfriend, Elisavet Micelli, the daughter of an organized crime mobster. Fox relocates to New Orleans and moves in to the old apartment where Elisavet lived and died, only to find that the old haunt takes a toll on his psyche. Fox is caught between the two worlds of supernatural love and death...

Paula Munier: Blind Search: A Mercy Carr Mystery

11/03/2019 - 2:00PM

Sunday, November 3rd 2-4PM It’s October, hunting season in the Green Mountains—and the Vermont wilderness has never been more beautiful or more dangerous. Especially for nine-year-old Henry, who’s lost in the woods. Again. Only this time he sees something terrible. When a young woman is found shot through the heart with a fatal arrow, Mercy thinks that something is murder. But Henry, a math genius whose autism often silences him when he should speak up most, is not talking. Now there’s a...

Jamie Attenberg in Conversation with Anne Gisleson @ the Hotel Peter & Paul, 2317 Burgundy St,New Orleans, LA 70117: All This Could Be Yours

11/05/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, November 5th At the Hotel Peter and Paul, 2317 Burgundy, New Orleans 70117 Doors open at 6PM – Event begins at 7PM  “If I know why he is the way he is then maybe I can learn why I am the way I am,” says Alex Tuchman, strong-headed lawyer, loving mother, and daughter of Victor Tuchman—a power-hungry real estate developer and, by all accounts, a bad man. Now that Victor is on his deathbed, Alex feels she can finally unearth the secrets of who he is and what he did over the course...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

11/13/2019 - 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.

Richard Colton: No More, No Less: An Artful Cancer Journey. A Remarkable Community. A Rediscovered Purpose.

11/14/2019 - 6:00PM

Thursday, November 14th 6-7:30PM No More. No Less. is the story of New Orleans philanthropist Richard C. Colton, Jr.’s almost two decades-long struggle against cancer, and the spiritual journey it unearthed inside him. A cascade of treatments plays out over these pages, involving chemotherapy, radiation and three major surgeries—the last of which cost him a radical resection of the left side of his face, altering his appearance forever. With his life hanging in the balance, the author asked...

Marilee Eaves: Singing Out Loud: A Memoir of an Ex-Mardi Gras Queen

12/03/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, December 3rd 6-7:30PM Born during World War II, Marilee Eaves has long struggled to fit into the New Orleans elite--secret Mardi Gras societies that ruled the city--into which she was born. Then, as a student at Wellesley, she's hospitalized at McLean psychiatric hospital, where she begins to realize how much of herself she's sacrificed to blend into and be fully accepted by the exclusive and exclusionary white Uptown New Orleans culture to which she supposedly belongs. In ...

Margaret Wilson Reckling: Woody Creek: Views From a Homestead

12/05/2019 - 6:00PM

Thursday, December 5th 6-7:30PM Poison hemlock thrives here, and cellphone signals die. Where the narrow asphalt road finally surrenders to a red dirt lane, hopes and dreams can easily get buried in winter’s seven-month snowpack, and there is plenty of time to contemplate one’s life journey. For a nature-loving introvert, it’s heaven on Earth. Other than random flurries of gunfire, it’s a quiet place where the whisper of the wind is the language spoken, and the occasional scream of a hawk...

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