The Reading Life: Claudia Gray
Susan Larson talks with best selling author Claudia Gray about her new book ‘The Murder of Mr. Wickham.’
On Saturday, April 30, New Orleans bookstores will team up to celebrate the annual Independent Bookstore Day (IBD) with a bookstore “passport” and giveaways. Activities will take place at seven bookstores during this year’s event: Baldwin & Co., Blue Cypress Books, Community Book Center, Frenchmen Art & Books, Garden District Book Shop, Octavia Books, and Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop.
Independent Bookstore Day was established in 2013 to promote, celebrate, and highlight the value of the independent bookstore community. The day has been observed on the last Saturday of April every year since 2013.
For more information on exclusive merchandise, author appearances, and special local activities at each of the participating bookstore locations, please visit the store websites.
Claudia Gray discusses and signs "The Murder of Mr. Wickham," Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. at Octavia Books, when she appears in conversation with librarian Elizabeth Kahn, and again Wednesday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at Garden District Book Shop,when she appears in conversation with Andrea Brown, president of the local Jane Austen Society.