Abrams Press: No One Man Should Have All That Power: How Rasputins Manipulate the World by Amos Barshad

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Garden District Book Shop Book Club

03/13/2019 - 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. Wednesday, March 13th

Bryan Wagner: The Life and Legend of Bras-Coupe: The Fugitive Slave Who Fought the Law, Ruled the Swamp, Danced at Congo Square, Invented Jazz, and Died for Love.

03/20/2019 - 6:00PM

Wednesday, March 20th 6-7:30PM Although few recognize the name of Bras-Coupé today, Bryan Wagner's riveting history The Life and Legend of Bras-Coupé illustrates why the saga of this notorious, escaped slave should be a touchstone among scholars and students of the African diaspora. After losing an arm in a pitched battle with the New Orleans police in the 1830s, Bras-Coupé hid for several years in a swamp near the city. During this time, law enforcement widely publicized their manhunt for...

William Guion: Quercus Louisiana: The Splendid Live Oaks of Louisiana

03/24/2019 - 2:00PM

Sunday, March 24th 2-4PM Quercus Louisiana is a rare and remarkable book that follows one artist’s journey to document Louisiana’s oldest live oak trees, before they are lost and forgotten. This book reveals, through photos and text, the magic and mystery of Louisiana’s old live oaks – its oldest historic oaks, that pre-date European settlement; the historic allees, how the live oak became a cultural icon of Louisiana. And it shares some of the human stories connected with the oaks –...

Samantha Downing: My Lovely Wife

03/26/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, March 26th 6-7:30PM Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting... Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our dreams, and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored. We look like a normal couple. We're your neighbors, the parents of your kid's friend, the acquaintances you keep meaning to get...

Samantha Downing in Conversation With Marti Dumas: My Lovely Wife

03/26/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, March 26th 6-7:30PM Dexter meets Mr. and Mrs. Smith in this wildly compulsive debut thriller about a couple whose fifteen-year marriage has finally gotten too interesting... Our love story is simple. I met a gorgeous woman. We fell in love. We had kids. We moved to the suburbs. We told each other our dreams, and our darkest secrets. And then we got bored. We look like a normal couple. We're your neighbors, the parents of your kid's friend, the acquaintances you keep meaning to get...

C. S. Harris: Who Slays the Wicked

04/03/2019 - 6:00PM

Wednesday, April 3rd 6-7:30PM When the handsome but dissolute young gentleman Lord Ashworth is found brutally murdered, Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin, is called in by Bow Street magistrate Sir Henry Lovejoy to help catch the killer. Just seven months before, Sebastian had suspected Ashworth of aiding one of his longtime friends and companions in the kidnapping and murder of a string of vulnerable street children. But Sebastian was never able to prove Ashworth's complicity. Nor was he...

Lydia Fitzpatrick: Lights All Night Long

04/08/2019 - 6:00PM

Monday, April 8th 6-7:30PM Fifteen-year-old Ilya arrives in Louisiana from his native Russia for what should be the adventure of his life: a year in America as an exchange student. The abundance of his new world--the Super Walmarts and heated pools and enormous televisions--is as hard to fathom as the relentless cheerfulness of his host parents. And Sadie, their beautiful and enigmatic daughter, has miraculously taken an interest in him. But all is not right in Ilya's world: he's consumed by...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

04/10/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Members can purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Gwendolyn Womack: The Time Collector

04/16/2019 - 6:00PM

Tuesday, April 16th 6-7:30PM Travel through time with the touch of a hand. Roan West was born with an extraordinary gift: he can perceive the past of any object he touches. A highly skilled psychometric, he uses his talents to find and sell valuable antiques, but his quiet life in New Orleans is about to change. Stuart, a fellow psychometric and Roan's close friend, has used his own abilities to unearth several out-of-place-artifacts or "ooparts"--like a ring that once belonged to the...

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

05/08/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Members can purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

06/12/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Members can purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

Garden District Book Shop Book Club

07/10/2019 - 6:00PM

Join us for the discussion the second Wednesday of every month.   New Members are always welcome.  Members can purchase book in-store for a 20% discount.

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