4 January 2015

My New Orleans/Louisiana Bibliography

Here’s a list of books in my New Orleans/Louisiana research collection:

Landscape and Architecture

  • New Roads and Old Rivers:  Louisiana’s Historic Pointe Coupee Parish, Richard Sexton, Randy Harelson, Brian Costello
  • New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence: Richard Sexton, Randolph Delehanty


  • Gumbo Tales, Sara Roahen
  • New Orleans Cuisine: Fourteen Signature Dishes and Their Histories, Ed. by Susan Tucker

New Orleans

  • Empire of Sin, Gary Krist
  • The World that Made New Orleans, Ned Sublette
  • The Accidental City, Lawrence N. Powell
  • The “Baby Dolls”: Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition
  • The House of Dance and Feathers: A Museum by Ronald W. Lewis
  • The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case, Michael A. Ross
  • Very New Orleans, Diana Hollingsworth Gessler
  • Nine Lives, Dan Baum
  • Patriotic Fire, Winston Groom


  • Conversational Cajun French 1, Randall P. Whatley and Harry Jannise


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