Gary Krist

Before turning to narrative nonfiction, Gary Krist wrote three novels and two short story collections. He has been a regular book reviewer for The New York Times Book Review, Salon, and The Washington Post Book World. His satirical op-eds have appeared in The New York Times and Newsday, and his stories, articles, and travel pieces have been featured in National Geographic Traveler, The Wall Street Journal, GQ, Playboy, The New Republic, and Esquire.

  • Empire of Sin

    By Gary Krist

    Read by Robertson Dean

    A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans

    From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war.

    Starred review. "[A] rich, well-structured story more vivid and twist-filled than most crime fiction...Armed with both well-placed primary sources and an addictive, climactic narrative, Krist leads a perfect trip into the short-lived societal experiment aptly named 'Storyville.'" - Publishers Weekly

    Released December 9, 2014
    English, Unabridged