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PRC’s Holiday Book Fest
Saturday, Nov. 13 • 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
at Hotel St. Vincent’s Evangeline Hall
1507 Magazine St.
Free to the public
The PRC brings local authors together for a celebration of their latest books focused on New Orleans’ history, architecture and culture.
Each author will give a 15-minute talk, followed by a book signing.All books available for purchase on site thanks to The Garden District Book Shop.
PRC will follow all city, state and federal regulations for COVID-19. Weather permitting, book talks will be outside, and book signings will be inside the event hall.
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11 a.m. — Show opens
PRC Executive Director Danielle Del Sol gives brief opening remarks
11:15 a.m. to noon – Author talks, 15 minutes each
Stephen Hales: Rex — 150 Years of the School of Design
John Pope, Danielle Del Sol and Chris Granger: Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans
Sue Strachan: Café Brulot
Noon to 12:30 p.m. — First group of authors to sign books in the event hall
12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. — Author talks resume, 15 minutes each
Macon Fry: They Called us River Rats
Robert Cangelosi: New Orleans Architecture Volume IX: Carrollton
Sandy Rosenthal: Words Whispered in Water
Judy Cooper: Dancing in the Streets
1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Second group of authors to sign books in the event hall
As of press time
Robert J. Cangelosi Jr.,
author of New Orleans Architecture: Volume IX: Carrollton
author of Dancing in the Streets Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs of New Orleans
Danielle Del Sol and John Pope,
co-authors of Building on the Past: Saving Historic New Orleans
author of They Called Us River Rats: The Last Batture Settlement of New Orleans
Stephen W. Hales
author of Rex — 150 Years of the School of Design
author of Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina
author of The Café Brûlot