Book List in Order:5 titles

  • John Gregory Brown's debut novel examines family, race, and faith in a heartbreaking tale of identity, devotion, and regret. The story centers on the Eagen family of New Orleans, Irish Catholics of "mixed blood" in a city where race defines destiny. ...


  • A tragicomic tour de force about one man's redemption through love and art. "You have lost everything, yes?" Everything? Henry thought; he considered the word. Had he lost everything? Fleeing New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches, He...


  • On his deathbed, renowned ornithologist John James Audubon remains haunted by a thirty-year-old mystery about the sudden and enigmatic death of a beautiful woman, Myra Gautreaux, on the Louisiana plantation where Audubon is employed as a tutor, in an...


  • Shelton Lafleur, an elderly artist, recalls growing up as a young Black orphan in New Orleans during the Depression, the accident that cripples him for life, and his encounter with Minou, who takes him into his home and helps him unravel his haunted ...