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Maple Street Book Shop

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(504) 866-4916
Type: Indie Bookstore
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Founded in 1964 by two sisters, Maple Street Book Shop consists of two cottages: a pink cottage for new books and a green one for used and rare books. Throughout the year, the bookstore hosts authors for book signings, readings, and other events. 

Address: 7523 Maple Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
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In response to the Deep-water Horizon oil spill, writers Heidi Lynn Staples and Amy King created Poets for Living Waters, an online poetry forum featuring works written in response to the disaster, spurring a host of nationwide events that give poets not only an opportunity to take action against the catastrophe but also to speak out in support of our natural environment.

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