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Hey, hey, Indians a-comin’ February 15, 2007

Posted by sneaks in adult, display topics, fiction, J non-fiction, nonfiction, winter.


Mardi Gras begins February 20. Laissez les bon temps roulez with books about New Orleans, cajun cookbooks, and novels set during the madness of Mardi Gras. Add some cajun, zydeco and New Orleans jazz CD’s, and you’ll have your own Mardi Gras parade float display!

Click “more” to see a list – we look ’em up so you don’t have to!

Find kids’ books on Mardi Gras at 394.25; books on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath at 976.335; travel guides at 917.6335; New Orleans regional cookbooks are at 641.5976.


  • Look in Jazz CD’s for Dr. John (under J), Harry Connick, Louis Armstrong, and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
  • CD’s by various Neville brothers are in R&B and Inspirational.
  • Comb through Folk/International for CD’s by Beausoleil, the Mamou Cajun Band, and Wallace “Cheese” Reed.

Fiction: New Orleans is the setting for books by James Lee Burke, V.C. Andrews, Poppy Z. Brite, Stella Cameron, Heather Graham, Barbara Hambly, Greg Iles, Keith Lee Johnson, Gilbert Morris, Jewell Parke Rhodes, Anne Rice, Erica Spindler, and Jervey Tervalon.

Romances by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Jessica Hall, Lisa Jackson.

Mysteries by Greg Herren, Julie Smith, Laura ChildsBarbara Colley, David Fulmer, and James Lee Burke.



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