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.
New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely heralded new book by freelance journalist - author - and recent Tennessee Williams Festival panelist - Mark Hertsgaard - "Hot: Living Through The Next Fifty Years On Earth"...
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New Orleans, LA – Lake Douglas, author of "Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscapes in New Orleans," is the guest on this The Reading Life from May 31 and June 4. We'll also hear Fred Kasten's interview with Marie-Dominique Verdier, author of "New Orleans Walls: Still Standing."
New Orleans, LA – Booksellers Donna Allen, Judith Lafitte, and Britton Trice offer their picks for beach reading. Poet Kelly Harris reads her work, and novelist Clarence Nero invites listeners to the first Bayou Soul Writers' Conference.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the acclaimed first novel by New Orleans native - current Stanford University creative writing teacher - and recent Tennessee Williams Festival panelist Skip Horack - "The Eden Hunter"...
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New Orleans, LA – Susan Larson talks with Bill Loehfelm, whose third thriller, "The Devil She Knows," is just about to be published. We'll hear a poem from Chris Champagne, as well as Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with filmmaker and novelist John Sayles.
New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life, we'll be looking for laughs with excerpts from the Southern Humor panel at the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival featuring Dorothy Allison, Patricia Brady, Mark Childress, and James Wilcox.
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book from longtime Chicago Tribune and Downbeat critic Howard Reich - "Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues and Gospel"...
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