crescent city books

Mary Ann Caws at Crescent City Books

Crescent City Books hosts Mary Ann Caws at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, at their storefront (124 Baronne Street). Caws will read and discuss the Poetry of Surrealism. She will be touching on the works of Andre Breton, Paul Eduard, Rene Char, and others. Mary Ann Caws is Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, English, Mary Ann Caws at Crescent City Books

Jerry Ward book release: Fractal Song

The New Orleans Museum of Music and Cultural Arts will host Dr. Jerry Ward at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 3, at their 124 Baronne Street location, which is adjacent to Crescent City Books. Ward will read from and sign his new book of poems, Fractal Song. Reception at 6 p.m. Event begins at 6:30. By special request, Dave Brinks will open. Jerry Jerry Ward book release: Fractal Song

Saturday is Bloomsday!

Crescent City Books will host a 12-hour marathon reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses this Saturday, June 16, at the Irish House (1432 St. Charles Ave.) in celebration of your favorite literary nerd holiday and mine, Bloomsday! The event encourages folks young and old, bookish and barely literate, to take part in the reading of one Saturday is Bloomsday!