Philip Gould (copy) at Jazz Fest

Photographer Philip Gould, 

and writer Herman Fuselier will sign "Ghosts of Good Times: Louisiana Dance Halls Past and Present," at 4 p.m. Friday at the Jazz Fest book tent.

Brad Bowie

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.