The Sound of Books http://wwno.org en New Novel From Stephen Maitland-Lewis A Timely, Compelling Financial Thriller http://wwno.org/post/new-novel-stephen-maitland-lewis-timely-compelling-financial-thriller <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Ambition</em>, t</span>he third novel from award-winning author and part-time New Orleanian&nbsp;Stephen Maitland-Lewis — is a timely financial thriller inspired by an actual multi-million dollar investment banking ripoff&nbsp; Maitland-Lewis got wind of while working on Wall Street in the late 1980s.</p><p>To learn more about Stephen Maitland-Lewis and <em>Ambition —</em>&nbsp;please click here <a href="http://maitland-lewis.com/read-me/">http://maitland-lewis.com/read-me/</a></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:09:26 +0000 Fred Kasten 40679 at http://wwno.org "Who Was Dracula?" — A New Investigation By Acclaimed Historian Jim Steinmeyer http://wwno.org/post/who-was-dracula-new-investigation-acclaimed-historian-jim-steinmeyer <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the new book by acclaimed stage and magic historian Jim Steinmeyer: <em>Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker's Trail of Blood</em>.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 18:36:27 +0000 Fred Kasten 33446 at http://wwno.org Poet Rodney Jones' Ninth Volume Explores "Imaginary Logic" http://wwno.org/post/poet-rodney-jones-ninth-volume-explores-imaginary-logic <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the latest volume from award-winning poet Rodney Jones — <em>Imaginary Logic</em>.</p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 19:14:24 +0000 Fred Kasten 33072 at http://wwno.org Page-Turning Debut Novel About Race in 1960s Alabama http://wwno.org/post/page-turning-debut-novel-about-race-1960s-alabama <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred </span>Kasten<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;— the acclaimed debut novel from prize-winning historian Robert J. </span>Norrell:&nbsp;<em style="line-height: 1.5;">Eden</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Rise</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:58:30 +0000 Fred Kasten 32514 at http://wwno.org Top Marks for New Mohsin Hamid Novel — "How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia" http://wwno.org/post/top-marks-new-mohsin-hamid-novel-how-get-filthy-rich-rising-asia <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the widely-praised and highly recommended new novel by Mohsin Hamid, <em>How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia</em>.</p><p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:54:35 +0000 Fred Kasten 32099 at http://wwno.org Susan Straight's Highly Recommended New Novel "Between Heaven and Here" http://wwno.org/post/susan-straights-highly-recommended-new-novel-between-heaven-and-here <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the new novel from award-winning author Susan Straight — <em>Between Heaven and Here</em>.</p><p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 17:17:44 +0000 Fred Kasten 31681 at http://wwno.org Timely New Book from Pulitzer Prize Winner Garry Wills, "Why Priests?: A Failed Tradition" http://wwno.org/post/timely-new-book-pulitzer-prize-winner-garry-wills-why-priests-failed-tradition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred </span>Kasten,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the new book by </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">New York Times-</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills, <em>Why Priests?: A Failed Tradition</em>.</span></p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:29:05 +0000 Fred Kasten 30594 at http://wwno.org Hanna Rosin's New Book Explores "The End of Men" http://wwno.org/post/hanna-rosins-new-book-explores-end-men <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the latest book from award-winning journalist and author Hanna Rosin, <em>The End of Men: and the Rise of Women</em>.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 20:13:48 +0000 Fred Kasten 30082 at http://wwno.org Well Crafted Thriller from Novelist Stephen Maitland-Lewis: "Emeralds Never Fade" http://wwno.org/post/well-crafted-thriller-novelist-stephen-maitland-lewis-emeralds-never-fade <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the recent novel by soon-to-be part-time New Orleanian Stephen Maitland-Lewis, <em>Emeralds Never Fade</em>.</p><p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:38:00 +0000 Fred Kasten 28693 at http://wwno.org Evocative New Work From Alabama Writer Frye Gaillard: "The Books That Mattered" http://wwno.org/post/evocative-new-work-alabama-writer-frye-gaillard-books-mattered <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred </span>Kasten,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the new book from journalist and author Frye Gaillard, </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Books That Mattered: A Reader's Memoir</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 19:18:46 +0000 Fred Kasten 28176 at http://wwno.org