Fred Kasten http://wwno.org en Boogie on the Bayou; Dalai Lama in New Orleans; Hall-Barnett Gallery Reopens http://wwno.org/post/boogie-bayou-dalai-lama-new-orleans-hall-barnett-gallery-reopens <DIV dir=ltr> <P><FONT color=black size=2 face=Tahoma><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" dir=ltr>&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></FONT></P> <P><FONT color=black size=2 face=Tahoma><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" dir=ltr>&nbsp;&nbsp;</SPAN></FONT></P><FONT color=black size=2 face=Tahoma><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt" dir=ltr>This week on&nbsp;<I>Inside the Arts,</I><I>&nbsp;</I>we'll boogie down to Bayou St. John for the Mid-City Bayou&nbsp;Boogaloo Festival. Tue, 14 May 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 35325 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 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 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 "Talkin' Jazz" with Great Drummer Herlin Riley http://wwno.org/post/talkin-jazz-great-drummer-herlin-riley <p>Herlin Riley is one of the world's finest drummers — the sort of fully engaged performer whose blend of passion, expertise and palpable joy is irresistible. He recently sat down with WWNO's Fred Kasten for the "Talkin' Jazz" interview series at the Old U.S. Mint, and talked about the profound role that family played in shaping his life in music. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 23:05:18 +0000 Fred Kasten 29868 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 NOLA Super Bowl-Ready; Jay Glazer's Super Bowl Party; Lena Prima; New in New Orleans Architecture http://wwno.org/post/nola-super-bowl-ready-jay-glazers-super-bowl-party-lena-prima-new-new-orleans-architecture <p><font color="#333333" style="line-height: 1.5;"><font size="2">This week on<font face="arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><i>&nbsp;</i></font></font></font><font color="#004090" face="arial,Helvetica,sans-serif" size="2" style="line-height: 1.5;"><i>Inside the Arts</i></font><font size="2"><font color="#333333" face="arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">,&nbsp;it's time to get your party on as New Orleans is home to Mardi Gras celebrations as well as Super Bowl 47. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 28066 at http://wwno.org Susannah Cahalan's Vivid Mix of Memoir and Medical Thriller: "Brain on Fire" http://wwno.org/post/susannah-cahalans-vivid-mix-memoir-and-medical-thriller-brain-fire <p>Today on <em>The Sound of Books</em>&nbsp;with Fred Kasten, the widely praised new memoir by journalist Susannah Cahalan: <em>Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness</em>.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:51:20 +0000 Fred Kasten 27662 at http://wwno.org