Since 2020's New Orleans Mardi Gras celebration is believed to have spawned up to 50,000 Covid cases, there will be no in-person celebration this year.
How about celebrating with a good book? How about with a good book set in New Orleans? Here are a few I suggest.
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (novel)
The Awakening by Kate Chopin (novel)
Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews (picture book)
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams (play)
The Client by John Grisham (mystery)
Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood (picture book)
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (memoir)
A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (novel)
My favorite, the book that epitomizes New Orleans for me, is A Confederacy of Dunces.
No one who loves New Orleans should miss this one.
Have you read any of these?
If not, do any of these sound intriguing?
Do you have any other suggestions for me?
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each Tuesday That Artsy Reader Girl assigns a topic and then post her top ten list that fits that topic. You’re more than welcome to join her and create your own top ten (or 2, 5, 20, etc.) list as well. Feel free to put a unique spin on the topic to make it work for you! Please link back to That Artsy Reader Girl in your own post so that others know where to find more information.