It's week 10 of the Rooster's summer reads!
Rooster days of summer > dog days of summer. Novelist Emma Straub and our own Nozlee Samadzadeh wrap up Kudos by Rachel Cusk.
Not all oil-soaked animals in Louisiana deserve saving. Our writer attends fashion shows, braises venison, and heads into the bayou to understand the varmint of New Orleans: nutria.
Saturday is election day. Sunday is the Super Bowl. From Mardi Gras nights to mayoral panels, our writer surveys two big fights in New Orleans to get things right.
Rebuilding New Orleans isn’t just a job for locals—the Gulf is full of post-Katrina immigrants who see a chance amidst the crisis to restart their lives, and possibly remake the face of the Big Easy.