New Orleans, LA – The Reading Life for July 12th and 16th features Cara Hoffman, author of the novel, So Much Pretty, Fred Kasten's interview with memiorist Paul Guest, author of One More Theory About Happiness, and Lee Grue's reading of a poem from her new collection, Downtown.
New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Liz Scott Monaghan ("Never Clean Your House During Hurricane Season") and Yvonne Spear Perret ("Yat Wit: Chicken Gumbo for the New Orleans Soul"); Fred Kasten's interview with Orissa Arend ("Showdown in Desire: The Black Panthers Take a Stand in New Orleans'), and a poem from Jarvis DeBerry.
New Orleans, LA – The Reading Life takes a trip to Audubon Zoo to visit the Language of Conservation project. The project consists of more than 30 beautiful poetry installations throughout the Zoo. We'll talk with Poet-in-Residence Mark Doty and Zoo Educator Brenda Walkenhorst.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book from New Orleans writer - and LSU Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture - Lake Douglas -"Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans"...
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New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new memoir from freelance writer Melissa Coleman - "This Life Is In Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone"...
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New Orleans, LA – On the June 14 edition of The Reading Life: Some great readers from Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy -- Courtney Beamer, Enjoli Gilbert, and Haley Gomez -- and their fabulous librarian Elizabeth Kahn. Also, a talk with Jason Berry, author of "Render Unto Rome: The Secret Life of Money in the Catholic Church.
New Orleans, LA – This Week on The Reading Life with Susan Larson,novelist Sara Gran, author of the new mystery, Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, is this week's guest. Next, enjoy a Fred Kasten interview with Howard Reich, author of Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues and Gospel. Susan closes with a compelling review on Ann Patchett's new novel, State of Wonder, and her picks for summer books.