Ken Wells – GUMBO LIFE: Tales from the Roux Bayou

Come join us when author/jouirnalist Ken Wells talks gumbo, presenting and signing his new book. GUMBO LIFE: Tales from the Roux Bayou. Ken Wells looks at the history and influence of gumbo, the role it plays in Cajun culture and life on the…

Katherine Clark at Octavia Books

Octavia Books will host Katherine Clark at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018, at their storefront (513 Octavia). Katherine Clark will present and sign MY EXAGGERATED LIFE: Pat Conroy (As Told to Katherine Clark). This book is the product of a special…

Rita Bullwinkel w/ Maurice Ruffin at Octavia Books

Octavia Books hosts Rita Bullwinkel w/ Maurice Ruffin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, at their storefront (513 Octavia Street). The event celebrates the release of Bullwinkel’s Belly Up. Reading, conversation, with a book-signing to follow. Free & open to the public.…

Dennis Formento & Valentine Pierce at Octavia Books

Octavia Books will host Dennis Formento and Valentine Pierce at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, at their storefront (513 Octavia Street). Dennis’s new release is SPIRIT VESSELS (FootHills Publishing). Valentine’s is UP DECATUR (New Laurel Review Press). Both books are…

Chris Offutt at Octavia Books

Octavia Books will host Chris Offutt at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 9, at their storefront (513 Octavia Street). Offutt will be celebrating the launch of his new novel, COUNTRY DARK, his long-awaited return to fiction after nearly two decades, COUNTRY DARK is…

Why There Are Words: Inaugural New Orleans Reading

Octavia Books hosts the inaugural New Orleans reading of Why There Are Words at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, at their storefront (513 Octavia). Hear from wonderful local writers in one of New Orleans’s most beloved independent bookstores, Octavia Books. Books…

It Occurs to Me That I Am America

Octavia Books hosts contributing author Tom Piazza and editor Jonathan Santlofer of It Occurs to Me That I Am America at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 30, at 513 Octavia Street. Please join us for a special evening with contributing author Tom…

Octavia Books presents Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

Octavia Books host Amy Stewart at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9, at 513 Octavia Street. The remarkable Kopp sisters are back! In Amy Stewart’s third installment of their true-life tale, one of the nation’s first female deputy sheriffs finds herself…

Cassie Pruyn at Octavia Books

Cassie Pruyn will celebrate the release of Bayou St. John: A Brief History at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, at Octavia Books (513 Octavia Street). The book offers a comprehensive narrative history of the most beloved waterway within the city. Bayou…

Damaris Phillips Book Signing

Damaris Phillips will be signing Southern Girl Meets Vegetarian Boy at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at Octavia Books (513 Octavia).

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