The Book Tent is staffed by the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association. All proceeds go to local literacy programs.
Thursday, May 4
"AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE 9TH WARD": noon. Caroline Gerdes signs her book.
"MYLUV'S SPECIAL HAIR": 1 p.m. Nyoki Harrison signs her children's book about confidence.
Friday, May 5
"THE PEOPLE'S GROCER — JOHN G. SCHWEGMANN, NEW ORLEANS AND THE MAKING OF A MODERN RETAIL WORLD": 2 p.m. David Cappello signs his book about the storied grocery store legend.
"GHOSTS OF GOOD TIMES — LOUISIANA DANCE HALLS PAST AND PRESENT": 4 p.m. Photographer Philip Gould and writer Herman Fuselier sign their books about Bayou State boogie barns.
Saturday, May 6
"LUCKY DOGS — FROM BOURBON STREET TO BEIJING AND BEYOND": noon. Jerry Strahan signs his book about the wonders of the wiener wagons.
"FIVE LINES, NO WAITING — LIMERICKS & SKETCHES": 2 p.m. Tom McDermott signs his book of brevity and wit.
"THE HIDDEN HUNTSMAN — A CHARLOTTE READE MYSTERY": 3 p.m. Laura Cayouette signs her second book about the sleuth.
"LOST CITY MUSEUM": 4 p.m. Stacey Balkun signs her book of poems.
Sunday, May 7
"CHICORY AND ROUX — THE CREOLE MOUSE AND THE CAJUN MOUSE": noon. Todd-Michael St. Pierre signs his children's book.
"A DOG STEALS HOME": 1 p.m. Kathleen Schrenk signs her book about baseball, youth and pets.
"DRINK DAT NEW ORLEANS — A GUIDE TO THE BEST COCKTAIL BARS, DIVES AND SPEAKEASIES": 2 p.m. Elizabeth Pearce signs her book of local libation stations.
"FRED THE NEW ORLEANS DRUMMER BOY": 3 p.m. Fred LeBlanc, drummer and lead for Cowboy Mouth, signs his book.
"ISLAND PEOPLE — THE CARIBBEAN AND THE WORLD": 4 p.m Joshua Jelly-Shapiro signs his travel book.