New Orleans, LA – This week, the program features John Bemelmans Marciano, author and illustrator of Madeline at the White House, and grandson ofSusan Larson Madeline's original creator. Megan Burns recites a poem and Fred Kasten interviews Bud Faust, author of Great Moments in New Orleans History, Vol.2, in the latest edition of Sound of Books.
New Orleans, LA – Novelists Rexanne Becnel and Robin Wells talk about SOLA, the south Louisiana chapter of the Romance Writers of America, in observation of Valentine's Day. Poet Brad Richard debuts his new book, "Motion Studies," and Fred Kasten interviews David Lummis, author of "The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans."
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely acclaimed new book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson - "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration"...
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New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely acclaimed new book by 23 year-old writer Daniel Rasmussen - "American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt"...
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New Orleans, LA – Stephanie Bruno tells us a little bit about her adventures writing "New Orleans Streets: A Walker's Guide to Neighborhood Architecture." Jeremy Roussel talks about his new magazine Atlantis Now.
New Orleans – Dr. Patricia Brady discusses her new book, "A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Love story of Rachel and Andrew Jackson." Fred Kasten interviews Richard Campanella about his new book about Abraham Lincoln's flatboat voyages on the Mississippi, and James Nolan reads a poem about a perfect day in New Orleans.