Best Bets at Octavia Books: 4.20-5.3.14

Happy Birthday, NOLA!



1.  A Promise at Sobibor:  A Jewish Boy’s Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland by Philip “Fiszel” Bialowitz

2.  Creole World:  Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin American Sphere by Richard Sexton

3.  A Bucket of Blessings by Kabir Seghal

4.  What the Sleepy Animals Do at the Audubon Zoo by Grace Milsaps and Ryan Murphy; The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt; Frozen Big Golden Book (Disney)

5. Come Landfall by Roy Hoffman

6.  Thunderbird by Dorothea Lasky; Bourbon Street: A History by Richard Campanella; New Orleans: Days and OrleansNights in the Dreamy City by Mary Fitzpatrick and Virginia McCollam

7.  Eyelid Lick by Donald Dunbar; Only Jesus Could Icefish in Summer by Abraham Smith; Dear Jenny We Are All Find by Jenny Zhang; Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas (hardcover) by Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker

8.  The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud; Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans by Lawrence N. Powell; The Unwinding:  An Inner History of the New America by George Packer; Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas (paperback) by Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker; Natchez Burning by Greg Iles; The Fault Is in Our Stars by John Green

9.  Orleans by Sherri L. Smith; New Orleans Jazz by Edward J. Branley; Skin Horse by Olivia Cronk; Goodnight Moon (60th Anniversary Edition) by Margaret Wise Brown; Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Hope Against Hope10:  Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty; The Moviegoer by Walker Percy, Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan; Part: Short Life Housing by Chris Cheek; Pirates You Don’t Know, and Other Adventures in the Examined Life: Collected Essays by John Griswold; Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward; Leaving the Sea: Stories by Ben Marcus; Tampa; King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood; Some Birds by Sylvaine Sancton; Black-Eyed Heifer by Shelly Taylor; New Orleans Observed: Drawings and Observations of America’s Most Foreign City by Errol Barron; Geographies of New Orleans: Urban Fabric Before the Storm by Richard Campanella; Hope & New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names by Sally Asher; New Orleans A to Z by Jennifer Zdon; Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children by Sarah Carr



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