Steve Coll http://wwno.org en Biographer Rich Cohen http://wwno.org/post/biographer-rich-cohen <p>This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Biographer and memoirist Rich Cohen, whose new book is <em>The Fish that Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America&rsquo;s Banana King</em>, about New Orleanian Sam&nbsp;Zemurray.</span></p><p>Then we&rsquo;ll hear Fred Kasten&rsquo;s <em>Sound of Books</em> interview with Steve Coll, author of <em>Private Empire: Exxon Mobil and American Power</em>, and Susan will have some thoughts on reading The Times-Picayune.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 00:00:31 +0000 Susan Larson 12256 at http://wwno.org Acclaimed New Book About Big Oil From Two-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner Steve Coll http://wwno.org/post/acclaimed-new-book-about-big-oil-two-time-pulitzer-prize-winner-steve-coll <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the widely-praised new book from two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author&nbsp;and journalist Steve&nbsp;Coll: <em>Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power.</em></p><p> Wed, 23 May 2012 23:17:11 +0000 Fred Kasten 11893 at http://wwno.org