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We're Back!!! As of Saturday, June 13, our store is open to the public Monday - Saturday 11:00-6:00PM and 12-6PM Sunday. No more than 7 customers are allowed in the shop at a time. You may wait in the Atrium if we reach capacity. We can't wait to see you!

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Happy Hour - Nathaniel Rich

08/05/2020 - 5:00PM

Wednesday, August 5th 5-6PM This week Nathaniel Rich will be joining us with a drink and some good conversation. Nathaniel Rich is the author of three novels and the nonfiction book, Losing Earth: A Recent History. Rich is a writer-at-large for the New York Times Magazine; his essays on literature appear regularly in the Atlantic, Harper’s, and the New York Review of Books. Have a question about writing? Book-selling? New Orleans? The weather? Bring it on! We'll answer them all. Grab a...

Virtual/Zoom Event: Edward Ball author of Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy in Conversation with Lydia Pelot-Hobbs

08/06/2020 - 6:00PM

Thursday, August 6th 6:00PM CST   Garden District Book Shop, A Studio in the Woods, and New Orleans Center for the Gulf South presents Edward Ball. Please join us for the release of Life of a Klansman, with National Book Award-winner Edward Ball and geographer Dr. Lydia Pelot-Hobbs. This virtual event is free, however, you must register.  Register Here Life of a Klansman tells the story of a member of the Ku Klux Klan, a carpenter in New Orleans who took up the cause...

Virtual/Zoom Event: Last Call on Decatur Street Iris Cohen in Conversation with Alison Fensterstock, with a special performance by NOLA burlesque star Trixie Minx

08/11/2020 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, August 11th 6PM CST Iris Martin Cohen in conversation with Alison Fensterstock discussing her book, Last Call on Decatur Street.  Special Performance by Trixie Minx, a local New Orleans burlesque dancer (Iris will be sharing a short video by her during the event). This event is free, however an RSVP is required. RSVP Here Set in Pre-Katrina New Orleans, Last Call On Decatur Street is an electrifying tale of friendship and betrayal, an exploration of racism and...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

08/12/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for the virtual discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. We will be sending out the link to attend this book club event to current members one week before the event. If you are a new member who would like to join this month's bookclub event please email GDRayna@aol.com to request the link.

SOFAB presents James Beard award winning chef Lisa Donovon. Signed books available through Garden District Book Shop

08/12/2020 - 7:00PM

Wednesday, August 12th 7:00PM CST   SOFAB presents James Beard award winning chef Lisa Donovon. Signed books available through Garden District Book Shop. Join The Event   The Southern Food & Beverage Museum welcomes Lisa Donovan—James Beard Award-winning writer—for a discussion of her book, Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger. She will be joined in conversation by Lolis Eric Elie, award winning writer, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and cookbook author...

Virtual/Zoom Event: David Spielman and Howard Philips Smith: New Orleans Portrayed and Sojourn in Paradise: Jack Robinson in 1950s New Orleans, respectively.

08/13/2020 - 6:00PM

Thursday, August 13th 6:00PM CST In this Virtual Zoom Event, David Spielman and Howard Philips Smith are discussing their books, New Orleans Portrayed and Sojourn in Paradise: Jack Robinson in 1950s New Orleans, respectively. This event is free, however an RSVP is required. RSVP Here   New Orleans Portrayed is a photographic tableau that offers a body of work portraying the cityscape and its citizens. It is a window into their existence at this point in time-both a...

Virtual Happy Hour - Michael Patrick Welch

08/14/2020 - 5:00PM

It's Happy Hour! This week Michael Patrick Welch will be joining us with a drink and some good conversation. Michael is the author of multiple books including New Orleans: An Underground Guide. Have a question about writing? Book-selling? Fishing? Bring it on! We'll answer them all. Grab a drink and join us on our Facebook page for this Facebook Live event. https://www.facebook.com/GardenDistrictBookShop/

Virtual/Zoom Event: Byron Lane: A Star is Bored

08/18/2020 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, August 18th 6-7PM This event is free, however an RSVP is required. RSVP Here   Byron Lane discussing his book, A Star is Bored. A hilariously heartfelt novel about living life at full force, and discovering family when you least expect it, influenced in part by the author's time as Carrie Fisher's beloved assistant. Charlie Besson is about to have an insane job interview. His car is idling, like his life, outside the Hollywood mansion of Kathi Kannon. THE Kathi Kannon, star...

Reader Meet Writer/Virtual Event - Justin A. Reynolds

08/20/2020 - 6:00PM

Thursday, August 20th 6:00PM CST This event if free.  However, you must RSVP. RSVP: gdbsmorrison@aol.com   Justin A. Reynolds has always wanted to be a writer. Opposite of Always, his debut novel, was an Indies Introduce selection and a School Library Journal Best Book, has been translated into seventeen languages, and is being developed for film with Paramount Players. He lives in northeast Ohio with his family. Justin A. Reynolds, author of Opposite of Always,...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

09/09/2020 - 6:00PM

Join us for the virtual discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Purchase book in-store for a 20% discount. We will be sending out the link to attend this book club event to current members one week before the event. If you are a new member who would like to join this month's bookclub event please email GDRayna@aol.com to request the link. Author Maurice Ruffin will join us.

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