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Photo by Frank Stansbury—Among those at the Literary Round Table Luncheon saluting New Orleans authors were, front row from left, John Pope, Peggy LaBorde, Judi Bottoni and Poppy Tooker. In the second row are Cheryl Gerber, Margarita Bergen, entertainer Meredith Long, Marshall Harris, author Kerri McCaffety and pianist Jim Walpole.

The November Round Table Luncheon, saluting New Orleans authors and their newly released books, was held at Antoine’s. Featured guests were Peggy Scott Laborde and photographer Judi Bottoni, “New Orleans Mardi Gras Moments”; photographer Cheryl Gerber, “New Orleans: Life and Death in the Big Easy”; Kerri McCaffety, “New Orleans at Night”; Poppy Tooker, “The Tujague’s Cookbook: Creole Recipes and Lore in the Grand New Orleans Tradition”; and John Pope, “Getting Off at Elysian Fields.”