The Book Tent is staffed by the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association. All proceeds go to local literacy programs.
Friday, April 28
"LIFE IN JAZZ": 1:30 p.m. in the Grandstands. Gwen Thompkins signs Danny Barker's book, for which she wrote the forward.
"LAW & DESIRE": 2 p.m. Michael Allen Zell signs his next installment in the Bobby Delery series.
"NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM AND BLUES AFTER KATRINA — MUSIC, MAGIC AND MYTH": 3 p.m. Michael Urban signs his book
Saturday, April 29
"THE FAIR GROUNDS THROUGH THE LENS — PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEMORIES OF HORSE RACING IN NEW ORLEANS": Noon. Peggy Scott Laborde signs her book about the storied track and the city.
"THE AXEMAN OF NEW ORLEANS": 1 p.m. Miriam C. Davis signs her book about New Orleans' Jack the Ripper-style killer from the early 20th century.
"KRAZY — GEORGE HERRIMAN, A LIFE IN BLACK AND WHITE": 2 p.m. Michael Tisserand signs his book about the New Orleans native illustrator, journalist and cartoonist.
"PETIT PIERRE AND THE FLOATING MARSH": 4 p.m. Johnette Downing signs her children's book.
"LET THE DEVIL OUT": 5 p.m. Bill Loehfelm signs his New Orleans-based crime drama.
Sunday, April 30
"THE LITTLEST STREETCAR": Noon. Vernon Smith signs his children's book about a streetcar.
"CAPTAIN DEADEYE — THE BULLY SHARK": 1 p.m. Dianne De Las Casas and John Couret sign their children's book about bullying.
"HARD ROLL — A PARAMEDIC'S PERSPECTIVE OF LIFE AND DEATH IN NEW ORLEANS": 2 p.m. John McCarthy signs his book about EMS life.
"DRINK DAT NEW ORLEANS — A GUIDE TO THE BEST COCKTAIL BARS, DIVES AND SPEAKEASIES": 3 p.m. Elizabeth Pearce signs her book of local libation stations.
"MURDER IN THE BAYOU — WHO KILLED THE WOMEN KNOWN AS THE JEFF DAVIS 8?" 4 p.m. Ethan Brown signs the true-life story of investigation into the murders in a troubled Louisiana parish.