GARY KRIST
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author of
EMPIRE OF SIN

and other works of

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***LATEST NEWS***

Gary Krist's New Orleans book, EMPIRE OF SIN, to be published October 28, 2014

CITY OF SCOUNDRELS is on NPR's "All Things Considered"

CITY OF SCOUNDRELS makes the New York Times Extended Bestseller List




* Coming in October *


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EMPIRE OF SIN
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder,
and the Battle for
Modern New Orleans

From bestselling author Gary Krist,
a vibrant and immersive account
of New Orleans' other civil war,
fought at a time when
commercialized vice, jazz culture,
and endemic crime
defined the battlegrounds of
the Crescent City.


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* Now in Paperback *

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CITY OF SCOUNDRELS
The 12 Days of Disaster
that Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

"City of Scoundrels is a lavishly intricate, well-paced account of a great city lashed to the breaking point by a political perfect storm."
--James McManus, The New York Times Book Review

"City of Scoundrels is history that feels like
the most compelling adventure yarn, full of crashing dirigibles,
bloody riots and classic crooks. Loved it."

--Scott Turow

"Gary Krist has crafted a wild and appropriately explosive tale about mayhem, murder, corruption, and paranoia, set in the tinderbox that was post-WWI Chicago. This taut, hour-by-hour account of 12 days that forever changed the city will thrill history buffs and fiction fans alike."
--Karen Abbott

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