Books & Mu­sic

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BECK­HAM’S BOOK­SHOP Thou­sands of rare, an­tique and secondhand books line the shelves at this sprawl­ing em­po­rium. An es­sen­tial stop for col­lec­tors. www.beck­hams­book­shop.com/. 228 De­catur St., 504.522.9875. Map 3, E5

FAULKNER HOUSE BOOKS For six months in 1925, Wil­liam Faulkner lived at this ad­dress, and it was here he penned his novel “Sol­diers’ Pay.” First edi­tions of his works are sold, as well as con­tem­po­rary fic­tion. faulkn­er­house­books.com. 624 Pi­rate’s Al­ley (be­hind St. Louis Cathe­dral), 504.524.2940 Map 3, G4 GAR­DEN DISTRICT BOOK SHOP This well-stocked shop of­fers hun­dreds of cur­rent ti­tles, in ad­di­tion to a large se­lec­tion of New Orleans-re­lated books. www.gar­dendis­trict­book­shop.com. 2727 Pry­ta­nia St., 504.895.2266. Map 1, D4 LOUISIANA MU­SIC FAC­TORY There’s no bet­ter place in town to stock up on new or used CDs by lo­cal artists. Se­lect posters, books and videos also of­fered. Live per­for­mances on Sat­ur­days. www. louisiana­mu­sic­fac­tory.com. 421 French­men St., 504.586.1094. Map 3, J5 PEACHES RECORDS For nearly five decades, this lo­cal chain has been pro­mot­ing area mu­si­cians with a large se­lec­tion of New Orleans mu­sic. 4318 Mag­a­zine St., 504.282.3322. Map 1, D4 SKULLY’Z RECORDZ This small mu­sic shop is big on new and used CDs, DVDs and vinyl record- ings. Im­ports, ob­scure al­bums and works by in­de­pen­dent lo­cal artists are also of­fered. 907 Bour­bon St., 504.592.4666. Map 3, H4

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