Books

The Sound of Books
7:43 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Critically Acclaimed New Book By Memphis-Based Writer Preston Lauterbach - "The Chitlin' Circuit And The Road To Rock 'N' Roll"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the critically acclaimed new book by Memphis-based writer Preston Lauterbach - "The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock 'N' Roll"...

To find out more about Preston Lauterbach - "The Chitlin' Circuit and the Road to Rock 'N' Roll" - or the July 27th 6pm signing at Octavia Books - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
1:53 am
Wed July 20, 2011

The Reading Life 7/19/11

New Orleans, LA – Susan talks with novelist Christine Wiltz ("The Emerald Lizard') and lawyer/actor Scott Jefferson, who's reading her book aloud on WRBH-radio. Cocktail historian David Wondrich ("Punch: The Delights and Dangers of the Flowing Bowl") talks about Tales of the Cocktail.

The Sound of Books
10:12 pm
Wed July 13, 2011

The Reading Life 7/12/11

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.

The Sound of Books
11:17 pm
Wed July 6, 2011

The Reading Life 7/5/11

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.

The Sound of Books
3:07 pm
Thu June 30, 2011

The Reading Life 6/29/11

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.

The Sound of Books
7:49 am
Wed June 29, 2011

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"

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"...

To find out more about Lake Douglas - and "Public Spaces, Private Gardens" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
1:51 am
Thu June 23, 2011

The Reading Life 6/23/11

New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life, we check in with children's authors Tomie DePaola, Kate DiCamillo, and Alex Beard in a special American Library Association edition.

The Sound of Books
5:44 pm
Tue June 21, 2011

Widely Acclaimed New Memoir From Writer Melissa Coleman - "This Life Is In Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, And A Family Undone"

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"...

To learn more about Melissa Coleman and "This Life Is In Your Hands" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
4:21 pm
Wed June 15, 2011

Acclaimed Memoir By Prize-Winning Poet Paul Guest - "One More Theory About Happiness"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent memoir by prize-winning poet Paul Guest - "One More Theory About Happiness"...

To learn more about Paul Guest - please click here .

To find out more about "One More Theory About Happiness" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
10:52 pm
Tue June 14, 2011

The Reading Life 6/14/11

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.

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