Books http://wwno.org en The Reading Life With Josh Weil And Sean Wilsey http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-josh-weil-and-sean-wilsey <div style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px"><p><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">This week on <i>The Reading Life</i>: Josh Weil, whose splendid new novel is <i>The Great Glass Sea</i>, and essayist Sean Wilsey, author of <i>More Curious</i>.</font></p></div><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:30:00 +0000 Susan Larson 65061 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Jeff 'Beachbum' Berry And Judith Lafitte http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-jeff-beachbum-berry-and-judith-lafitte <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>, we're getting ready for that annual July celebration, Tales of the Cocktail. Jeff "Beachbum" Berry talks about his wildly entertaining history,&nbsp;</span><em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Potions of the Caribbean: 500 Years of Tropical Drinks and the People Behind Them</span></em><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">.</span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:34:00 +0000 Susan Larson 64451 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Patti Callahan Henry And Laura Lane McNeal http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-patti-callahan-henry-and-laura-lane-mcneal <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">It's a week for Southern fiction from new and established authors on </span><em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The Reading Life</em><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">: New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry talks about her tenth novel, </span><a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9781250040312" target="_blank"><em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The Stories We Tell</em></ Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:32:00 +0000 Susan Larson 64076 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Terry McMillan, Carter Hooper And Mark Yakich http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-terry-mcmillan-carter-hooper-and-mark-yakich <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Bestselling novelist Terry McMillan (<i>How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Waiting to Exhale</i>), whose <i>Who Asked You?</i> is out in paperback. She’s coming to town for the Essence Music Festival. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ll also hear from Carter Hooper, about a very special digital book project,<i> Larry's List</i></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><i>: My Dad's Reading List from 1984-2005</i>, and Mark Yakich, editor of the New Orleans Review.</span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:37:00 +0000 Susan Larson 63619 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Lisa Howorth And Maggie Collins http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-lisa-howorth-and-maggie-collins <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Square Books co-founder Lisa </span>Howorth<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">, whose first novel is </span><i style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">Flying Shoes, </i><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">and debut novelist Maggie Collins, author of </span><i style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">Celestial Blue Skies.</i></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:35:00 +0000 Susan Larson 63142 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Nigel Hamilton And Amie Parnes http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-nigel-hamilton-and-amie-parnes <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's a week for biographers on <em>The Reading Life</em>!&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Nigel Hamilton, founder and former president of BIO (the Biographers International Organization) talks about his new book</span><i style="line-height: 1.5;">, </i><i style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9780547775241" target="_blank">The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-42</a>, </i><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and Amie Parnes discusses <i><a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9780804136754" targ Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:32:00 +0000 Susan Larson 62771 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Scott Cowen And Stephen Rea http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-scott-cowen-and-stephen-rea <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Outgoing Tulane University president Scott Cowen, whose new book is <a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9781137278869" target="_blank"><em>The</em> </a></span><a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9781137278869" target="_blank"><i style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America</i></a><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:33:00 +0000 Susan Larson 62233 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Khaled Hosseini And Alan Furst http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-khaled-hosseini-and-alan-furst <p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:40:00 +0000 Susan Larson 61875 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Gre Iles, Amy Conner And Kenny Harrison http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-gre-iles-amy-conner-and-kenny-harrison <p><span style="font-size: 14pt;"><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">It's a week for Southern fiction on <em>The Reading Life</em> with Greg Iles, whose new thriller, the first in a trilogy featuring recurring character Penn Cage, is <i>Natchez Burning; </i><span>and New Orleans novelist Amy Conner, whose charming debut about female friendship is <i>The Right Thing.</i></span></font></span></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 18:42:00 +0000 Susan Larson 61504 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Thomas Beller And Michael S. Martin http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-thomas-beller-and-michael-s-martin <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">It’s a week for biographers on <em>The Reading Life</em>. This week I’ll be talking with Tulane University’s Thomas </span>Beller<span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">, whose new book is </span><i style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 1.5;">J. D. Salinger: The Escape Artist.</i></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 18:38:00 +0000 Susan Larson 61051 at http://wwno.org