New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: the always-delightful Bryan Batt, whose new book is "Big, Easy Style: Creating Rooms you Want to Live In," and novelist Melinda Palacio, author of "Ocotillo Dreams."
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new book from award-winning author David Gessner - "The Tarball Chronicles: A Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and Into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill"...
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Recalling the day, decades past, when the childhood home of Louis Armstrong was demolished still makes Bobby McIntrye wince. Then, there's the much fresher example of the home of early New Orleans jazz great Sidney Bechet, torn down in a post-Katrina anti-blight push.