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The West Bank has been a vital part of greater New Orleans since the city's inception, serving as its breadbasket, foundry, shipbuilder, railroad terminal, train manufacturer, and even livestock hub. At one time it was the Gulf South's St. Louis, boasting a diversified industrial sector as well as a riverine, mercantilist, and agricultural economy.
#1 New York Times bestseller
“Barry will teach you almost everything you need to know about one of the deadliest outbreaks in human history.”—Bill Gates, GatesNotes.com
"Monumental... an authoritative and disturbing morality tale."—Chicago Tribune
Ambition will fuel him.
Competition will drive him.
But power has its price.
It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games.$28.00ISBN: 9781984801258Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)$26.00ISBN: 9780802125088Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - August 13th, 2019
Winner of the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction
A New York Times Bestseller
Named a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review
Named one of the "10 Best Books of 2019" by the New York Times Book Review, Seattle Times, Chicago Public Library, the Chicago Tribune, and Slate$17.00ISBN: 9781984822185Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - February 18th, 2020
NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).
$35.00ISBN: 9781579658472Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Artisan - April 21st, 2020
Named a Best New Cookbook of Spring 2020 by Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, NPR’s The Splendid Table, Eater, Epicurious, and more
“Sometimes you find a restaurant cookbook that pulls you out of your cooking rut without frustrating you with miles long ingredient lists and tricky techniques. Mosquito Supper Club is one such book.$32.00ISBN: 9780385348713Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Crown - February 25th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis$17.00ISBN: 9780451499066Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hogarth - August 7th, 2018
“[A] cult-hit . . . [a] sharply realistic comedy of adultery and friendship.”—Entertainment Weekly
$16.00ISBN: 9781982131326Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - April 7th, 2020
A revelatory, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated meditation on dedication, hard work, and the power of perseverance from the beloved, New York Times bestselling, and two-time National Book Award–winning Jesmyn Ward.
For Tulane University’s 2018 commencement, Jesmyn Ward delivered a stirring speech about the value of hard work and the importance of respect for on$27.95ISBN: 9780190846992Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Oxford University Press, USA - September 4th, 2019
The unforgettable saga of one enslaved woman's fight for justice--and reparations$26.00ISBN: 9780735219090Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - August 14th, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING PHENOMENON
More than 6 million copies sold worldwide
A Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick
A Business Insider Defining Book of the Decade
"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon
"Painfully beautiful."--The New York Times Book Review$17.00ISBN: 9780735224315Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Books - May 7th, 2019
The #1 New York Times bestseller!
Now a Hulu original series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.
“I read Little Fires Everywhere in a single, breathless sitting.” —Jodi Picoult$30.00ISBN: 9781594206016Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Press - May 19th, 2020
"Engrossing. . . . Gellman [is] a thorough, exacting reporter . . . a marvelous narrator for this particular story, as he nimbly guides us through complex technical arcana and some stubborn ethical questions. . .$27.99ISBN: 9780062963673Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper - September 24th, 2019
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize$18.99ISBN: 9780062991317Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020$28.95ISBN: 9780385545938Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday - April 28th, 2020
“In American icon John Grisham’s new novel, Camino Winds, an odd assortment of mystery and crime authors, some of them felons themselves, discover one of their colleagues has been murdered during the fury of a massive hurricane—the perfect crime scene.$28.00ISBN: 9780399590917Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House - May 19th, 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author of American Wife and Eligible . . . He proposed. She said no. And it changed her life forever.
$29.95ISBN: 9780520274044Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: University of California Press - November 18th, 2013Like the bestselling Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, this book is a brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas, one that provides a vivid, complex look at the multi-faceted nature of New Orleans, a city replete with contradictions.$28.00ISBN: 9780525429760Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking - April 21st, 2020
“An extraordinary novel . . . a triumph of insight and storytelling.” —Associated Press
“A true masterpiece.” —Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed$26.95ISBN: 9780525521143Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf - March 24th, 2020
"The Glass Hotel may be the perfect novel for your survival bunker."
--Ron Charles, The Washington Post$16.00ISBN: 9780525563532Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Vintage - March 3rd, 2020
EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:
THE OBSERVER (LONDON) • KIRKUS REVIEWS$26.99ISBN: 9781250301697Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 DaysPublished: Celadon Books - February 5th, 2019
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller
"An unforgettable—and Hollywood-bound—new thriller... A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy."
—Entertainment Weekly$17.00ISBN: 9781982106997Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - May 5th, 2020
The triumphant New York Times Bestseller * The Tonight Show Summer Reads Pick *
Named one of the best books of the year by People, Vogue, Parade, NPR, and Elle
“This is one beautiful book.