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The Reading Life
1:43 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Jen Lancaster, Yuka Petz and Reggie Jones

On this week's The Reading Life, Susan talks with bestselling author Jen Lancaster, whose new book is Here I Go Again. Then, paper/book artist Yuka Petz, whose beautiful work appears in a new exhibit in the Carroll Art Gallery at the Newcomb Art Department in Woldenberg Art Center.

Finally, celebrate Super Bowl week with former Saint Reggie Jones, who has written a guide to football for the ladies. Hut! Hut!

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:

Correction: January 29, 2013

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The Sound of Books
3:51 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Susannah Cahalan's Vivid Mix of Memoir and Medical Thriller: "Brain on Fire"

An interview with the author.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the widely praised new memoir by journalist Susannah Cahalan: Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness.

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Books
1:48 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Lemon Cake, Basketball and Bead Dogs

  

This week on The Reading Life: Aimee Bender, whose most recent novel is The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Aimee will be the Zale-Kimmerling writer in residence at Newcomb College Institute at Tulane University this week.

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The Sound of Books
4:22 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Obama Foreign Policy Examined in New James Mann Book

An interview with the author.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the new book by journalist and bestselling author James Mann: The Obamians: The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power.

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The Reading Life
1:50 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Hoda Kotb, Greg Herren and Julie Smith

The Sound of Books
3:33 pm
Wed January 9, 2013

'The Last Runaway' — A New Novel From Bestselling Author Tracy Chevalier

An interview with the author.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the new novel from New York Times-bestselling author Tracy Chevalier — The Last Runaway.

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The Reading Life
1:40 pm
Tue January 1, 2013

Paul Elie and Andrei Codrescu

This week on The Reading Life: Paul Elie, author of Reinventing Bach, and Andrei Codrescu, whose new books are So Recently Rent a World and Bibliodeath: My Archives (With Life in Footnotes).

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The Reading Life
1:39 am
Tue December 25, 2012

The Reading Life Celebrates the Holidays

Some of the books from Lisette Oser's collection.

The Reading Life celebrates the holidays with Marigny Dupuy and Meghan Kelly, founders of the Dickens Fellowship of New Orleans, talking about A Christmas Carol; designer Lisette Oser, who collects small, beautiful Christmas books; and poet Melinda Palacio, whose new book is How Fire Is a Story, Waiting.  

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The Sound of Books
11:28 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

The Yat Dictionary

An interview with the author.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the new volume from New Orleans poet and satirist Chris Champagne — The Yat Dictionary.  

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Books
1:49 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Debra Shriver, Dave Brinks, and a Naked Girl

 

This week on The Reading Life: Debra Shriver, author of In the Spirit of New Orleans, Bella Blue, who is part of the troop of Naked Girls Reading Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and poet Dave Brinks, whose new collection is The Secret Brain.

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