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Mardi Gras At Home
A Taste Of New Orleans & Louisiana


Fiction Set in New Orleans:

Down in the Flood
Kenneth Abel

Dragons Luck*
Robert Asprin

Dirty South
Ace Atkins

13 ½
Nevada Barr

The Unnatural History of Cypress Parish
Elise Blackwell

Rogue’s Salute
Jennifer Blake

The Devil You Know
Poppy Z. Brite

The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
James Lee Burke

A Grave Mistake
Stella Cameron

Death Swatch
Laura Childs

The Awakening
Kate Chopin

Dark Needs at Night’s Edge
Kresley Cole

Married to the Mop: A Charlotte LaRue Mystery
Barbara Colley

The Curse of Caste; or The Slave Bride: A Rediscovered African American Novel
Julia C. Collins

Death in the French Quarter
Kent Conwell

Thigh High
Christina Dodd

First the Dead
Tim Downs

Mary Anna Evans

Five Smooth Stones
Ann Fairbairn

Bride of the Fat White Vampire
Andrew Fox

Side Effects: A New Orleans Love Story
Patty Friedmann

Lost River
David Fulmer

Nora Jane: A Life in Stories
Ellen Gilchrist

The Map of Moments: A Novel of the Hidden Cities
Christopher Golden

Deadly Gift
Heather Graham

Rising Moon
Lori Handeland

A Separate Country
Robert Hicks

Skinwalker: A Jane Yellowrock Novel
Faith Hunter

Blood Memory
Greg Iles

Lost Souls
Lisa Jackson

Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein
Dean Koontz

Broken Wing
Thomas Lakeman

The Accidental Santera
Irete Lazo

The Sound of Building Coffins
Louis Maistros

Erin McCarthy

Bound By Blood
Rick Nelson

In the Blood
Adrian Phoenix

City of Refuge
Tom Piazza

Yellow Moon
Jewell Parker Rhodes

One D.O.A., One on the Way
Mary Robison

P.I. on a Hot Tin Roof
Julie Smith

Last Known Victim
Erica Spindler

In the Age of Love
Michael Stein

Frederick W. Turner

Recovering Charles
Jason F. Wright

Something Very Wild
Mary Zelinsky

*part of a series

Cajun, Creole, and New Orleans Cookery:

Justin Wilson’s Easy Cookin’: 150 Rib-Tickling Recipes for Good Eating
Justin Wilson  641.555 WIL

My New Orleans:
The Cookbook, 200 of My Favorite Recipes & Stories from My Hometown
John Besh  641.5975 BES

The Heaven on Seven Cookbook: Where It’s Mardi Gras All the Time!
Jimmy Bannos  641.59763 BAN

Beyond Gumbo: Creole Fusion Food from the Atlantic Rim
Jessica B. Harris  641.59763 HAR

Emeril’s Delmonico: A Restaurant with a Past
Emeril Lagasse  641.59763 LAG

Louisiana Real and Rustic
Emeril Lagasse  641.59763 LAG

Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Louisiana Tastes:
Exciting Flavors from the State that Cooks
Paul Prudhomme  641.59763 PRU

Galatoire’s Cookbook:
Recipes and Family History from the Time-Honored New Orleans Restaurant
Melvin Rodrigue  641.59763 ROD

Crescent City Cooking: Unforgettable Recipes from Susan Spicer’s New Orleans
Susan Spicer  641.59763 SPI

Justin Wilson’s Homegrown Louisiana Cookin’
Justin Wilson  641.59763 WIL

Lee Bailey’s New Orleans: Good Food and Glorious Houses
Lee Bailey 641.5976335 BAI

Gumbo Tales: Finding My Place at the New Orleans Table
Sara Roahen  641.5976335 ROA

Creole Flavors: Recipes for Marinades, Rubs, Sauces, and Spices
Kevin Graham  641.6382 GRA

New Orleans Classic Gumbos & Soups: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants
Kit Wohl  641.813 WOH

Big Easy Cocktails: Jazzy Drinks and Savory Bites from New Orleans
Jimmy Bannos  641.874 BAN

People, History, Places, Culture:

Black and White and Red All Over: The Story of a Friendship
Martha McNeil Hamilton  305.8 HAM

The Majesty of The French Quarter
Kerri McCaffety  720.976335 MCC

Delirious New Orleans: Manifesto for an Extraordinary American City
Stephen Verderber  720.976335 VER

Keeping the Beat on the Street: The New Orleans Brass Band Renaissance
Mick Burns  781.65 BUR

Blood Dazzler: Poems
Patricia Smith  811.54 SMI

Colosseum: Poems
Katie Ford  811.6 FOR

When Blanche Met Brando: The Scandalous Story of “A Streetcar Named Desire”
Sam Staggs  812.54 WIL

Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans
Roy Blount  917.6335 BLO

Very New Orleans: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Cajun Country Charm
Diana Hollingsworth Gessler  917.6335 GES

New Orleans [DVD videorecording]
917.6335 NEW

Patriotic Fire: Andrew Jackson and Jean Laffite at the Battle of New Orleans
Winston Groom  973.5239  GRO

Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans
Dan Baum  976.335 BAU

New Orleans [DVD videorecording]
976.335 NEW

The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square
Ned Sublette  976.335 SUB

The Year Before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans
Ned Sublette  976.335 SUB

The Axe in the Attic [DVD videorecording]
976.335064 AXE

Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in Its Disaster Zone
Joshua Clark  976.335064 CLA

Dave Eggers  976.335064 EGG

Not Just the Levees Broke: My Story During and After Hurricane Katrina
Phyllis Montana-Leblanc  976.335064 MON

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge
Josh Neufeld  976.335064 NEU

Why New Orleans Matters
Tom Piazza  976.335064 PIA

The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story
Julia Reed  976.335064 REE

Plenty Enough Suck To Go Around:
A Memoir of Floods, Fires, Parades, and Plywood
Cheryl Wagner  976.335064 WAG

Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics
Donna Brazile  B BRAZILE

Suddenly, Last Summer [DVD videorecording]

New Orleans Jazz, Cajun, & Creole Music:

Les Amis Creole [sound recording]
Amis Creole  CD 781.62410763 AMI

Alligator Purse [sound recording]
Beausoleil  CD 781.62410763 BEA

Lay Your Burden Down [sound recording]
Buckwheat Zydeco  CD 781.62410763 BUC

La Musique [sound recording]
Pine Leaf Boys  CD 781.62410763 PIN

My Suitcase Is Always Packed [sound recording]
Red Stick Ramblers  CD 781.62410763 RED

Last Kiss [sound recording]
Zachary Richard  CD 781.62410763 RIC

Turn Loose but Don’t Let Go [sound recording]
Savoy Family Band  CD 781.62410763 SAV

Creole Stranger [sound recording]
Dennis Stroughmatt  CD 781.62410763 STR

Johnnie Billy Goat [sound recording]
Boozoo Chavis  CD 781.64 CHA

Sippiana Hericane [sound recording]
Dr. John  CD 781.643 JOH

Grant Street [sound recording]
Sonny Landreth  CD 781.643 LAN

Live in New Orleans [sound recording]
The Neville Brothers  CD 781.643 NEV

Simply Grand [sound recording]
Irma Thomas  CD 781.643 THO

Saint of New Orleans [sound recording]
Allen Toussaint  CD 781.643 TOU

Chanson du Vieux Carré
 Harry Connick  CD 781.65 CON

Funeral for a Friend [sound recording]
Dirty Dozen Brass Band  CD 781.65 DIR

Our New Orleans 2005: A Benefit Album [sound recording]
CD 781.65 OUR

Made in New Orleans: The Hurricane Sessions [sound recording]
Preservation Hall Jazz Band  CD 781.65 PRE

The Bright Mississippi [sound recording]
Allen Toussaint  CD 781.65 TOU

Down in New Orleans [sound recording]
Blind Boys of Alabama  CD 782.254 BLI

Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens: The Big Ol’ Box of New Orleans
[sound recording]

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