Books by Tom Dent

NEW ORLEANS GRIOT by Tom Dent
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Dec. 1, 2017

"A comprehensive portrait of the influential New Orleans writer whose oeuvre reflects the racial tensions of the times and is equally relevant today."
An expansive collection of essays, interviews, poetry, and fiction by the New Orleans writer. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"A book to savor. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen; 1 map) (Author tour)"
Dent (former executive director of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation) not only recounts his 1991 trip across the South, he illuminates the odyssey of the black soul across the second half of the 20th century. Read full book review >