The Reading Life
1:51 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

The Reading Life With Matt Sakakeeny, Denise McConduit And Shannan Cvitanovic

The Reading Life for 11/12/13

This week on The Reading Life: Tulane music professor, ethnomusicologist, journalist and Los Po-Boy-Citos guitarist Matt Sakakeeny, author of Roll with It: Brass Bands on the Streets of New Orleans. We'll also hear from Denise McConduit, whose new children's book is The Boy Who Didn't Like to Read, and who'll be appearing at the New Orleans Children's Book Festival at Latter Library Nov. 16.

Plus, literacy activist Shannan Cvitanovic of the YMCA's Educational Services talks about what you can do to help literacy, starting with the Second Line for Literacy race Sunday. Nov. 17 at City Park.


**Lagniappe Audio**

Matt Sakakeeny talks about musicians as suspects, the economic inequities of being a musician, and artist Willy Birch.
Denise McConduit talks about trying her books on kids and also discusses her new illustrator.
Shannan Cvitanovic tells of how she began in literacy education and how her students are her heroes.

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