The Reading Life http://wwno.org en Chris Champagne and Sheryl St. Germain http://wwno.org/post/chris-champagne-and-sheryl-st-germain <p><span style="font-family: Cambria; font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Cambria; font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin: 0.1pt 0in;"><span style="font-family: Cambria; font-size: 14pt;">The Reading Life looks at Louisiana culture this week with native son Chris Champagne, author of <i>The Yat Dictionary</i>, and native daughter Sheryl St. Germain, author of <i>Navigating Disaster:16 Essays of Love and a Poem of Despair</i>.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 19:42:00 +0000 Susan Larson 26412 at http://wwno.org Will Schwalbe and David Spielman http://wwno.org/post/will-schwalbe-and-david-spielman <p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 22:06:03 +0000 Susan Larson 23359 at http://wwno.org Sally Kenney and Katherine Howe http://wwno.org/post/sally-kenney-and-katherine-howe <p>This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: <a href="https://tulane.edu/newcomb/sallykenney/index.cfm" target="_blank">Sally Kenney</a>, the Newcomb College Endowed Chair, Executive Director of the Newcomb College Institute, professor of political science at Tulane University, and the author of <em>Gender and Justice: Why Women in the Judiciary Really Matter</em>.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 19:00:23 +0000 Susan Larson 18203 at http://wwno.org Writer and Literary Critic Susan Larson's "The Reading Life" Moves to New Times on 89.9 WWNO http://wwno.org/post/writer-and-literary-critic-susan-larsons-reading-life-moves-new-times-899-wwno <p>Starting next Tuesday, July 24, <em>The Reading Life&nbsp;</em>with host Susan Larson will move to new times on the 89.9 WWNO schedule: Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m., and Sundays at noon. Susan Larson recently talked with WWNO&#39;s Fred Kasten about the development and evolution of <em>The Reading Life</em>.</p><p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:32:53 +0000 Fred Kasten 15985 at http://wwno.org Pulitzer Jurors Are Shocked That No Fiction Prize Was Awarded http://wwno.org/post/pulitzer-jurors-are-shocked-no-fiction-prize-was-awarded One of the surprises from <a href="http://www.pulitzer.org/awards/2012" target="_blank">Monday's Pulitzer Prize announcements</a> was the lack of an award in the fiction category. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 8881 at http://wwno.org Cory MacLauchlin http://wwno.org/post/cory-maclauchlin <h1 class="parseasinTitle "><span id="btAsinTitle">This week on The Reading Life, </span>Cory MacLauchlin, <span id="btAsinTitle">author of </span><em><span id="btAsinTitle">Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole and the Remarkable Story of A Confederacy of Dunces.</span></em></h1> Sat, 24 Mar 2012 17:35:00 +0000 Susan Larson 7585 at http://wwno.org Author Carolyn Morrow Long and Poet Bill Lavender http://wwno.org/post/author-carolyn-morrow-long-and-poet-bill-lavender <p>This week on The Reading Life, Susan talks with&nbsp;historian&nbsp;Carolyn Morrow Long, author&nbsp;of &quot;Madame Lalaurie: Mistress of the Haunted House,&quot; and&nbsp;poet Bill&nbsp;Lavender, whose new memoir-in-verse is called&nbsp;&quot;Memory Wing.&quot;</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 19:37:38 +0000 Susan Larson 6609 at http://wwno.org Author Robert Leleux and poet Alison Pelegrin http://wwno.org/post/author-robert-leleux-and-poet-alison-pelegrin <p>This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Robert Leleux, whose new book is &quot;<em>The Living End: A Memoir of Forgetting and Forgiving</em>,&quot; and poet Alison Pelegrin, author of &quot;<em>Hurricane Party</em>.&quot;</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 01:00:00 +0000 Susan Larson 4642 at http://wwno.org Historian Ellen Weiss and poet Andy Young http://wwno.org/post/historian-ellen-weiss-and-poet-andy-young <p><span class="tease"><span>This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Architectural historian Ellen Weiss&#39; new book:&nbsp; &quot;<em>Robert R. Taylor and Tuskegee: An African American Architect Designs for Booker T. Washington</em>.&quot; Also,&nbsp; poet Andy Young tells us about her new collection: &quot;<em>The People Is Singular</em>.&quot;</span></span></p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 16:56:08 +0000 Susan Larson 4355 at http://wwno.org Author John Barry's new work, and more http://wwno.org/post/author-john-barrys-new-work-and-more <p style="text-align: center"><span class="tease" style="border-bottom: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-left: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; display: block; border-top: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-right: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-top: 0px"><span style="border-bottom: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-left: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; padding-right: 0px; border-top: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; border-right: rgb(0,0,0) 0px solid; padding-top: 0px">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>, we&#39;l Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:49:39 +0000 Susan Larson 3563 at http://wwno.org