NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Tuesday, Aug. 11, founder Sandy Rosenthal will do an outdoor Sidewalk Book Signing for her debut book at Octavia Books (513 Octavia Street) in New Orleans from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

“Words Whispered in Water: Why the Levees Broke in Hurricane Katrina” (Mango Publishing) documents how the Army Corps of Engineers spent millions – in cooperation with the engineering establishment – to fool the American public on why New Orleans flooded in 2005.

The book is selected by Publishers Weekly in Politics and Current Events for Fall of 2020. It has been a #1 New Release on Amazon for 33 weeks.

The book arrives on time for the 15th anniversary of the flooding disaster which took 1,577 lives according to the National Hurricane Center.