The Year before the Flood: A Story of New Orleans by Ned Sublette
24 Sep 2009 // 5:00 PM
Not a Katrina book or a post-Katrina book, but a pre-Katrina book: a hip, sardonic, and knowledgeable street-level view of New Orleans, its people, its problems, and its parades.
The World That Made New Orleans by Ned Sublette
30 Apr 2008 // 6:00 PM
Sublette, who thinks like a historian and writes like a pop critic, relates the origins of New Orleans unlike any other on the globe as a convoluted, carefully detailed yarn that’s even more entertaining because it’s true.