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Butterflies of the South & Southeast: Your Way to Easily Identify Butterflies (Adventure Quick Guides) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781647552138
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Published: Adventure Publications - November 9th, 2021

Your Quick Guide to Identifying Butterflies in the Southern USA


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Garden Bugs & Insects of the South & Southeast: Identify Pollinators, Pests, and Other Garden Visitors (Adventure Quick Guides) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781591939801
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Published: Adventure Publications - November 9th, 2021

Get this tabbed booklet to garden insects and bugs, and learn how to identify and attract (or repel ) them.


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Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: South Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781647551889
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Published: Adventure Publications - March 8th, 2022

Plan Your Landscape or Garden to Help Beloved Backyard Visitors


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Cokie: A Life Well Lived Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062851475
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Published: Harper - November 2nd, 2021

The extraordinary life and legacy of legendary journalist Cokie Roberts—a trailblazer for women—remembered by her friends and family.


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The Cajun Vegan Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Classic Cajun Cooking and Southern-Inspired Cuisine Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781950968473
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Published: Blue Star Press - October 26th, 2021

Plant-based foodies rejoice: you can finally indulge in New Orleans' iconic cuisine thanks to the 130+ recipes in this first-ever Cajun vegan cookbook.


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Prospect.5 New Orleans: Yesterday we said tomorrow Cover Image
$60.00
ISBN: 9780847868674
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Published: Rizzoli Electa - October 26th, 2021

The catalog accompanying the must-see triennial exhibition based in New Orleans—opening in October 2021—that art-world insiders consider an essential platform to see the pressing art of our moment.



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Flip the Script: Lessons Learned on the Road to a Championship Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781400225224
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Published: Thomas Nelson - October 5th, 2021

The path to success is never easy. In Flip the Script you will learn the life-changing lessons of leadership and determination Coach O discovered on the road to a championship.


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Roar!: A Collection of Mighty Women Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847870783
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Published: Rizzoli - November 9th, 2021

On the heels of Ashley Longshore’s successful I Do Not Cook, I Do Not Clean, I Do Not Fly Commercial comes Roar! A Collection of Mighty Women: inspirational portraits of the most culturally seminal women in history, created in the artist’s colorful signature style.
 


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Down in New Orleans Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781420153057
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Published: Zebra - September 28th, 2021

I didn’t do it. Those are the words Ann Marcel’s ex-husband, Jon, mutters the day he staggers through her front door, covered in blood. Five years after their divorce, Ann and Jon remain good friends, still living in Jon’s beloved New Orleans hometown. But her relationship to both is about to take a life-changing turn.


The Creeks Will Rise: People Coexisting with Floods Cover Image
By William S. Becker, Bill McKibben (Foreword by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781682752753
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Published: Chicago Review Press - Fulcrum - September 7th, 2021

In pursuit of economic growth, the United States and other developed countries are testing the tolerance of the natural world. The results include the loss of valuable ecosystems, global climate change, and the degradation of the planet's ability to support life.


Life Is What You Bake It: Recipes, Stories, and Inspiration to Bake Your Way to the Top: A Baking Book Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780593137680
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - September 7th, 2021

The winner of The Great American Baking Show shares her story of personal growth and more than 100 delicious recipes.

"As much about a collection of recipes that makes your mouth water and tugs at your heart with food memories as it is about the chronicles and life lessons of a true comeback kid."--Carla Hall


Taste of Tremé: Creole, Cajun, and Soul Food from New Orleans' Famous Neighborhood of Jazz Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781646042623
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Published: Ulysses Press - September 7th, 2021

Dive into the heart of New Orleans and whip up classic Cajun and Creole comfort food in your own kitchen and laissez les bons temps rouler.

In Tremé, jazz is always in the air and something soulful is simmering on the stove.


I Love You as Big as Louisiana Cover Image
By Rose Rossner, Joanne Partis (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781728244181
Availability: Backordered
Published: Hometown World - September 1st, 2021

The Big Door Prize Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735218505
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 31st, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of My Sunshine Away returns with another instant Southern classic: a gripping and heartfelt novel about a mysterious machine that upends a small Louisiana town, asking us all to wonder if who we truly are is who we truly could be.


The Ones Who Don't Say They Love You: Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593133408
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Published: One World - August 17th, 2021

A collection of raucous stories that offer a "vibrant and true mosaic" (The New York Times) of New Orleans, from the critically acclaimed author of We Cast a Shadow


Cajun Kiss of Death: A Cajun Country Mystery Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781643857381
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - August 10th, 2021

The next shot from Cupid's bow may be fatal in USA Today bestselling, Agatha Award-winning author Ellen Byron's hearty and delightful seventh Cajun Country mystery.


Entrepreneurship in the Wild: A Startup Field Guide Cover Image
$43.75
ISBN: 9780262542579
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Published: MIT Press - August 10th, 2021

A learn-by-doing guide to developing, testing, and pitching a startup idea, balancing a pragmatic approach and rigorous academic content.


Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250798619
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Published: Picador - August 3rd, 2021

"A haunting tapestry of interwoven stories that inform us not just about our past but about the resentment-bred demons that are all too present in our society today . . . The interconnected strands of race and history give Ball’s entrancing stories a Faulknerian resonance." —Walter Isaacson, The New York Times Book Review


You Ought to Do a Story About Me: Addiction, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Endless Quest for Redemption Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062935687
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 3rd, 2021

“This masterpiece of dogged and loving reporting will astonish you and touch your heart. The struggles and quest for redemption of football star Jackie Wallace make for a fall-from-grace tale that’s both unsettling and uplifting.”—Walter Isaacson, author of Steve Jobs and Leonardo da Vinci


A Halloween Scare in Louisiana Cover Image
By Eric James, Marina Le Ray (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781728233659
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Published: Hometown World - August 1st, 2021

It's Halloween night, and creatures and critters from near and far are starting to gather outside the front door. And now here comes a whole army of monsters, on broomsticks, buses, and bikes, all clamoring in the darkness. What is it they want? Are they coming for you?


My Louisiana Prayer (My Prayer) Cover Image
By Karen Calderon (Illustrator), Trevor McCurdie
$9.99
ISBN: 9781728244488
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Published: Hometown World - August 1st, 2021

Guns & Smoke Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781734402346
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Published: Lauren Sevier - July 10th, 2021

In a world where safety is a luxury and honor is found only among outlaws, two people attempt to outrun dangers lurking around each corner and the tragedies that define them.



Forever This Summer (Love Like Sky) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780759555204
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 6th, 2021

The second book from critically acclaimed author Leslie C.


The Book of Lost Friends: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984819901
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 29th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of Before We Were Yours comes a dramatic historical novel of three young women searching for family amid the destruction of the post–Civil War South, and of a modern-day teacher who learns of their story and its vital connection to her students’ lives.


A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Street to the Stars Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984819093
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 15th, 2021

In this inspiring coming-of-age memoir, a world-renowned astrophysicist emerges from an impoverished childhood and crime-filled adolescence to ascend through the top ranks of research physics.
 


The Blues: The Authentic Narrative of My Music and Culture Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781641604444
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Published: Chicago Review Press - June 8th, 2021

"A fresh new perspective that will be a true revolution to readers and will open new lines of discussion on . . . the importance of the city of New Orleans for generations to come." —Dr.


The Mississippi Gulf Coast Seafood Industry: A People's History (America's Third Coast) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781496833501
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - June 4th, 2021

The seafood industry on the coast of Mississippi has attracted waves of immigrants and other workers--oftentimes folks who were either already acquainted with maritime livelihoods or those who quickly adapted to the resources of the region. For generations the industry has provided employment and sustenance to Coast peoples.


A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781631499067
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Published: Liveright - June 1st, 2021

Washington Post • 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2020
Finalist • Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction
Kirkus Reviews • Best Nonfiction Books of 2020
Library Journal • Best Science & Technology Books of 2020
Booklist • 10 Top Sci-Tech Books of 2020
New York Times Book Review • Editor's Choice


Tearing Down the Lost Cause: The Removal of New Orleans's Confederate Statues Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496833327
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - May 26th, 2021

In Tearing Down the Lost Cause: The Removal of New Orleans's Confederate Statues James Gill and Howard Hunter examine New Orleans's complicated relationship with the history of the Confederacy pre- and post-Civil War. The authors open and close their manuscript with the dramatic removal of the city's Confederate statues.


A Sitting in St. James Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062367297
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 25th, 2021

Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award!

"Monumental." —Booklist (starred review)

"A marathon masterpiece."—Kirkus (starred review)

"Necessary."—SLJ (starred review)


They Called Us River Rats: The Last Batture Settlement of New Orleans Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496833075
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - May 4th, 2021

They Called Us River Rats: The Last Batture Settlement of New Orleans is the previously untold story of perhaps the oldest outsider settlement in America, an invisible community on the annually flooded shores of the Mississippi River. This community exists in the place between the normal high and low water line of the Mississippi River, a zone known in Louisiana as the batture.


The Girls in the Stilt House Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728217710
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - April 6th, 2021

Remarkable debut.... a] nearly flawless tale of loss, perseverance and redemption.--Publishers Weekly, STARRED review


We Are Each Other’s Harvest: Celebrating African American Farmers, Land, and Legacy Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780062932563
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Published: Amistad - April 6th, 2021

From the author of Queen Sugar—now a critically acclaimed series on OWN directed by Ava Duvernay—comes a beautiful exploration and celebration of black farming in America. 

In this impressive anthology, Natalie Baszile brings together essays, poems, photographs, quotes, conversations, and first-person stories to examine black people’s co


Walking New Orleans: 33 Historic Neighborhoods, Waterfront Districts, and Recreational Wonderlands Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643590356
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Published: Wilderness Press - March 30th, 2021

Get to Know the Famous Louisiana City's Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods


Twenty-First-Century Southern Writers: New Voices, New Perspectives Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496833341
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - March 4th, 2021

Contributions by Destiny O. Birdsong, Jean W. Cash, Kevin Catalano, Amanda Dean Freeman, David Gates, Richard Gaughran, Rebecca Godwin, Joan Wylie Hall, Dixon Hearne, Phillip Howerton, Emily D. Langhorne, Shawn E. Miller, Melody Pritchard, Nick Ripatrazone, Bes Stark Spangler, Scott Hamilton Suter, Melanie Benson Taylor, Jay Varner, and Scott D. Yarbrough


A Place Like Mississippi: A Journey Through a Real and Imagined Literary Landscape Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781604699586
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Published: Timber Press - March 16th, 2021

“This is the book all of us Mississippi writers, dead and alive, need to read.


Jean Laffite Revealed: Unraveling One of America's Longest-Running Mysteries Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781946160720
Availability: Backordered
Published: Univ of Louisiana at Lafayette - March 1st, 2021

Rice: A Savor the South Cookbook (Savor the South Cookbooks) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781469660240
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - March 1st, 2021

Among the staple foods most welcomed on southern tables--and on tables around the world--rice is without question the most versatile. As Michael W. Twitty observes, depending on regional tastes, rice may be enjoyed at breakfast, lunch, and dinner; as main dish, side dish, and snack; in dishes savory and sweet.


The Nightcrawler King: Memoirs of an Art Museum Curator (Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781496829818
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - December 21st, 2020

While growing up in rural Indiana during World War II, William Fagaly began his first venture--collecting and selling earthworms to locals--from which he was christened with a childhood moniker.


I Wanna Do That!: The Magic of Mardi Gras Marching Krewes Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781733634151
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Published: Susan Schadt Press LLC - November 17th, 2020

The move from spectator to participant is a quantum leap. Yet each Mardi Gras in New Orleans, thousands of people make that leap, abandoning inhibition and reveling in the ever-growing creative phenomenon of marching krewes.


The Yellow House: A Memoir (2019 National Book Award Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149039
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Published: Grove Press - June 30th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Winner of the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.