A new self-guided tour of New Orleans brings to life 'A Confederacy of Dunces' and its outrageous main character.
Happy Birthday to an author who led a short, but brilliant, life and left us with a beloved character.
Notes from the Louisiana Book Festival. A "sweet" book giveaway. Brad Pitt, Ignatius Reilly, first editions and the Fitzgeralds in Literary News. A fiction contest, Flannery O'Connor and Festival of Words in Literary Events. And "The New Deal" in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
The most tweeted event in U.S. political history, last night's presidential election racked up more than 20 million tweets. Here are our favorite tweets from the day.
An interview with Cory MacLauchlin and review of his new biography on John Kennedy Toole, "Butterfly in the Typewriter," by Hunter Murphy.