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I read everything I can get my hands on about this city.
This is a collection of essays that he's written over a twenty year period about his adopted city of New Orleans, and it is a marvelous read.
Great writing about a fantastic city - it puts me in mind of that great NOLA title by Richard Katrovas - Mystic Pig.
The good, the bad and even the ugly is all here and written in a style only a master poet could pull off. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dixie Girl
<b><i>New Orleans is Catholic, pagan, poor, and Bohemian. The music is the Devil's music and we are a cesspool of sin.</b></i>
The Crescent City. Read more
Andrei's intelligent and observant style of writing results in some interesting stories and perspectives about New Orleans. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Molly Weisenburger
For anyone who appreciates NOLA or who is curious about the culture of the town this book is a witty, fun-to-read primer written by one of my favourite writers.Published 16 months ago by Jesse Bearheart
A wonderful collection of essays about New Orleans spanning 2 decades from the mid-80s up to post-Katrina today where "the American dream came unmoored... Read morePublished on April 2, 2010 by James M. Surprenant
Somehow I had never heard of Andrei Codrescu. Once I did, I discovered that he is nigh ubiquitous, both as a commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered" (which I rarely listen... Read morePublished on March 19, 2010 by R. M. Peterson
I recommend purchasing this book if you plan to, or have been to New Orleans. I have to say it was a great complement to my trip and is still a good read if you're just looking to... Read morePublished on February 5, 2010 by Jenilee PAJEL