'The Reading Life' Live at Christwood Retirement Community

Apr 11, 2013

WWNO — New Orleans Public Radio and Christwood Retirement Community invite you to a live-audience recording of The Reading Life with Susan Larson. It takes place Friday, April 19 at 2 p.m.

Featuring three distinctive local authors and their books about New Orleans women in history:

Emily Clark
Susan Tucker
Chris Wiltz

Christwood Retirement Community
100 Christwood Boulevard
Covington, LA

RSVP by April 16 to jmaloney@christwoodrc.com, or (985) 898-0515. Go to www.christwoodrc.com for directions.

More about Susan's guests:

Dr. Emily Clark is the author of The Strange History of the American Quadroon, about free women of color, and Masterless Mistresses, about the Ursuline nuns in New Orleans.  Emily is the Clements Chambers Benenson Professor in American Colonial History at Tulane.

Susan Tucker is the editor of Newcomb College, 1886-2006: Higher Education for Women in New Orleans.  As Curator of Books and Records, Susan oversees the Newcomb Archives and the Vorhoff Library.

Chris Wiltz's latest biography is The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld. Chris teaches creative writing courses at Tulane and Loyola Universities.