Octavia Books http://wwno.org en An Evening with William Joyce — The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore http://wwno.org/post/evening-william-joyce-fantastic-flying-books-mr-morris-lessmore <p>Octavia Books, 89.9 WWNO and the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts invite you to join us for a special evening with William Joyce, celebrating the release of his amazing new picture book, <i>The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore</i>.</p><p>The program will include a screening of Joyce&#39;s Academy Award-winning short film inspired by the story, followed by an interview of the author by Susan Larson for WWNO&#39;s <i>The Reading Life</i>. There will also be a book-signing and light refreshments.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:09:19 +0000 WWNO Staff 14117 at http://wwno.org Holiday reading with The Reading Life http://wwno.org/post/holiday-reading-reading-life <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53588bc20c6c7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53588bc20c6c7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53588bc20c6c7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-997131.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>This week on <i>The Reading Life</i>: Suggestions for holiday giving from Judith Lafitte of Octavia Books (children's books), Donna Allen of Maple Street Book Shop (nonfiction), and Britton Trice of Garden District Book Shop (fiction).</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 20:12:08 +0000 Susan Larson 3467 at http://wwno.org