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Things We Like

Books:

  • New Orleans Houses: A House-Watcher’s Guide by Lloyd Vogt
  • Historic Buildings of the French Quarter by Lloyd Vogt
  • Lost New Orleans by Mary Cable
  • The World That Made New Orleans: From Spanish Silver to Congo Square by Ned Sublette
  • Beautiful Crescent: A History of New Orleans by Joan Garvey and Mary Lou Widmer
  • The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans by Lawrence N. Powell
  • Intimate Enemies: The Two Worlds of Baroness de Pontalba by Christina Vella
  • A Guide to Architecture of New Orleans by Samuel Wilson, Jr.
  • The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Douglas Brinkley
  • New Orleans Architecture series by Friends of the Cabildo
  • Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect by Robert S. Brantley and Jan White Brantley
  • The Irish in New Orleans by Laura D. Kelley
  • The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World by Emily Clark
  • Bienville’s Dilemma: A Historical Geography of New Orleans by Richard Campanella
  • Bourbon Street By Richard Campanella
  • New Orleans Then and Now by Richard Campanella and Marina Campanella
  • Geographies of New Orleans: Urban Fabrics Before the Storm by Richard Campanella
  • Southern Comfort: The Garden District of New Orleans by S. Frederick Starr
  • Building the Devil’s Empire by Shannon Lee Dawdy
  • New Orleans: Its Old Houses, Shops and Public Buildings by Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis
  • Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans by James Gill
  • The Great Days of the Garden District and the Old City of Lafayette by Martha Samuel
  • French Quarter Manual by by Malcolm Heard and Scott Bernhard
  • A well-researched, fascinating collection of articles, studies, and editorials by Tulane’s Geographer Richard Campanella can be found at his website.
Novels set in New Orleans
  • The Blue Garou, Can’t Stop The Funk, and Ghosts and Shadows by H. Max Hiller
  • The Witching Hour by Anne Rice
  • Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

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