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Faulkner House Books, New Orleans

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A sanctuary for bookworms, Faulkner House Books is housed inside an attractive historic building. The iconic store features a handpicked collection of literature, including many books about Faulkner himself. You can also find a selection of works by past and present local authors, with the emphasis here on serious literature rather than light bestsellers. Make Faulkner House Books a centerpiece of your New Orleans vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our New Orleans trip itinerary planner.
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  • Lovely bookstore in the former home of William Faulkner. Proprietor was very friendly and had great recommendations! So glad we made this a stop. 
    Lovely bookstore in the former home of William Faulkner. Proprietor was very friendly and had great recommendations! So glad we made this a stop.  more »
  • My daughter and I loved this little spot. The gentleman working here was knowledgeable and excited about recommending different genres of books. Really neat place. 
    My daughter and I loved this little spot. The gentleman working here was knowledgeable and excited about recommending different genres of books. Really neat place.  more »
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  • Very neat place! It's always so cool when you can visit a place where a famous author penned some of their work. Even cooler that this place then became a bookstore. Its a narrow place, so you can't fit many people in there at once, so keep in mind when you decide to visit that you may have to wait a few minutes to look inside, but it is well worth it. Soldiers Pay was written here and of course you can leave with a copy of the book yourself!
  • Beautifully kept historical building and bookshop. Only 4 people allowed in at a time, so you may have to wait outside for a bit. Good selection of hardback titles.

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