interviews http://wwno.org en The Reading Life With Josh Weil And Sean Wilsey http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-josh-weil-and-sean-wilsey <div style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px; MARGIN-TOP: 0px"><p><font face="Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">This week on <i>The Reading Life</i>: Josh Weil, whose splendid new novel is <i>The Great Glass Sea</i>, and essayist Sean Wilsey, author of <i>More Curious</i>.</font></p></div><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:30:00 +0000 Susan Larson 65061 at http://wwno.org Out To Lunch: It’s In Our DNA (No, Really) http://wwno.org/post/out-lunch-it-s-our-dna-no-really <p></p><p class="p1">New Orleans DNA research companies&nbsp;<a href="http://renrx.com/">Renaissance RX</a>&nbsp;and<a href="http://genoviveusa.com/"><span class="s2">&nbsp;</span><span class="s1">GenoVive</span><span class="s2">&nbsp;</span></a>are changing our concept of dieting and medication.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 64394 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Jeff 'Beachbum' Berry And Judith Lafitte http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-jeff-beachbum-berry-and-judith-lafitte <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>, we're getting ready for that annual July celebration, Tales of the Cocktail. Jeff "Beachbum" Berry talks about his wildly entertaining history,&nbsp;</span><em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;"><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Potions of the Caribbean: 500 Years of Tropical Drinks and the People Behind Them</span></em><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">.</span></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:34:00 +0000 Susan Larson 64451 at http://wwno.org Spend An Hour With John Boutté http://wwno.org/post/spend-hour-john-boutt-0 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:23:42 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 64262 at http://wwno.org Out To Lunch: The New Boss http://wwno.org/post/out-lunch-new-boss <p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 63993 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Patti Callahan Henry And Laura Lane McNeal http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-patti-callahan-henry-and-laura-lane-mcneal <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">It's a week for Southern fiction from new and established authors on </span><em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The Reading Life</em><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">: New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry talks about her tenth novel, </span><a href="https://www.octaviabooks.com/aff/WWNO/book/v/9781250040312" target="_blank"><em style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The Stories We Tell</em></ Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:32:00 +0000 Susan Larson 64076 at http://wwno.org The Reading Life With Terry McMillan, Carter Hooper And Mark Yakich http://wwno.org/post/reading-life-terry-mcmillan-carter-hooper-and-mark-yakich <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>The Reading Life</em>: Bestselling novelist Terry McMillan (<i>How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Waiting to Exhale</i>), whose <i>Who Asked You?</i> is out in paperback. She’s coming to town for the Essence Music Festival. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We’ll also hear from Carter Hooper, about a very special digital book project,<i> Larry's List</i></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><i>: My Dad's Reading List from 1984-2005</i>, and Mark Yakich, editor of the New Orleans Review.</span></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:37:00 +0000 Susan Larson 63619 at http://wwno.org A Salute To The James Beard Awards http://wwno.org/post/salute-james-beard-awards <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year The James Beard Awards are bestowed on the most talented individuals in the professional food industry.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 63440 at http://wwno.org David Egan: Unabashedly Experienced http://wwno.org/post/david-egan-unabashedly-experienced-0 <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(90, 90, 90); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250);">Songwriters talk about a song being “honest.” And according to David Egan, that’s all about telling the truth about our battles and our triumphs — our loves and losses.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 63233 at http://wwno.org Out To Lunch: There's No Business Like Show Business http://wwno.org/post/out-lunch-theres-no-business-show-business <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans is celebrated across the country and around the world as a center of extraordinary live entertainment. Not just in the French Quarter but all over the city there's a vast amount of live music, theater, and comedy every night of the year.</span></p><p>However, on the inside of what appears to be a thriving local entertainment industry you frequently hear the same criticism: we have a lot of entertainment, but not much industry. Plenty of shows, but not enough show business.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 63080 at http://wwno.org