Michael Tisserand is a New Orleans-based writer whose books include The Kingdom of Zydeco and Sugarcane Academy: How a New Orleans Teacher and His Storm-Struck Students Created a School to Remember. Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White - the first full-length biography of cartoonist George Herriman, the creator of Krazy Kat - now published by HarperCollins. … Read More
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A listing of President Barack Obama’s statements about race might start with his campaign speech “A More Perfect Union,” when the self-described son of a “black man from Kenya and a white woman from Kansas” described how the idea that this nation is greater than the sum of its parts is seared into […]
Here is a final schedule for the second leg of the KRAZY tour!
Thank you to everyone who came to Octavia Books for the launch of Krazy, and especially to George Herriman’s cousin John Boutté, who memorably shared his great gift of song to start out the Krazy season. For more information on John’s music, please visit www.johnboutte.com. After an afternoon of Buster Keaton and Krazy Kat in […]