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WRKF
3:55 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Interviews: Oklahoma Reporter Matt Skinner, Author James Lacey

Originally published on Fri May 24, 2013 10:05 am

Jim talks with veteran Oklahoma reporter Matt Skinner about the devastation in the wake of this week's deadly tornado.

State government watchdog and political blogger C.B. Forgotston and Jim discuss goings-on at the Capitol.

Author James Lacey on his book, "Moment Of Battle"


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WRKF
12:25 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Interviews: LFT President Steve Monaghan, Reporter & Author Bob Sullivan

Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 12:49 pm

Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Steve Monaghan discusses the state Supreme Court ruling against Louisiana's private school vouchers program.

Author Claire Manes talks about her book, "Out Of The Shadow Of Leprosy", about her grandfather's struggle with Hanson's Disease at the Carville Hospital.

NBC investigative reporter and author Bob Sullivan on his book, "The Plateau Effect"

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The Reading Life
1:42 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

The Reading Life With Jean Morgan Meaux, Dianne de las Casas and Kid Chef Eliana

This week on The Reading Life, Susan will be talking with Jean Morgan Meaux, whose new book is In Pursuit of Alaska: An Anthology of Traveler's Tales, 1879-1909.

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The Reading Life
1:42 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

The Reading Life With Augusten Burroughs And Erin Greenwald

This week on The Reading Life, Susan talks with Augusten Burroughs, author of Running with Scissors and This Is How: How to Survive what You Think You Can't, and Erin Greenwald of the Historic New Orleans Collection, editor of A Company Man: The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a Clerk for the Company of the Indies, A Memoir by Marc-Antoine Caillot, describes the lost and found history of a fascinating manuscript. 

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Red River Radio
7:36 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Commentary: Never Judge A Book By When You Read It Last

Even consummate bibliophiles make occasional mistakes about the books they've read, and can't recall reading. But commentator Gary Borders finds that rereading a book by a favorite author is OK every now and again.

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The Reading Life
1:40 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

The Reading Life: Authors Emily Clark, Bill Loehfelm And Dennis Formento

This week on The Reading Life, Susan talks with Tulane professor Emily Clark, whose new book is The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World, and novelist Bill Loehfelm, whose amazing new thriller, set in New Orleans, is The Devil in Her Way.

Plus, Dennis Formento will read his poetry.

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WRKF
12:39 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Interviews: Seafood Marketer Chris Nelson, Author Victoria Sweet

Originally published on Wed April 24, 2013 11:20 am

Jim talks with Chris Nelson, with the Gulf Seafood Marketing Coalition, about the state of his industry--three years after the BP oil spill.

Journalist and political blogger Tom Aswell, of "Louisiana Voice", talks about his ongoing battle with Jindal Administration department heads over transparency.

Author Victoria Sweet discusses her latest book, "God's Hotel"


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WRKF
11:14 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Interviews: Writer Rod Dreher And Activist John Hightower

Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 2:32 pm

Jim chats with noted write Rod Dreher, about his return to Louisiana and his book, "The Little Way of Ruthie Leming"

Community activist John Hightower discusses some of the many philanthropic ventures he's involved with, including an upcoming summit on diabetes at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, hosted by the Environment and Health Council of Louisiana, of which Hightower is a member.


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The Sound of Books
1:36 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

"Who Was Dracula?" — A New Investigation By Acclaimed Historian Jim Steinmeyer

An interview with the author.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the new book by acclaimed stage and magic historian Jim Steinmeyer: Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker's Trail of Blood.

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The Reading Life
1:41 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

The Reading Life's Tales Along the River

This week on The Reading Life: It's all about Louisiana with St. Francisville writer Rod Dreher, author of The Little Way of Ruthie Leming: A Southern Girl, A Small Town, and the Secret of a Good Life, and Mary Ann Sternberg of Baton Rouge, author of River Road Rambler: A Curious Traveler Along Louisiana’s Historic Byway.

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