Books

The Sound of Books
10:24 pm
Tue February 22, 2011

The Reading Life 2/22/11

New Orleans, LA – This week, the program features New Orleans' own Ian McNulty, food writer and author of the new Louisiana Rambles: Exploring America's Cajun and Creole Heartland. Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview highlights Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, and David Rowe joins the program to read a poem.

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The Sound of Books
3:13 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

New Orleans Mediator, Psychotherapist and Freelance Writer Orissa Arend's Recent Book "Showdown in Desire: The Black Panthers Take A Stand In New Orleans"

New Orleans – Today-on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent book by New Orleans mediator, psychotherapist and freelance writer Orissa Arend - "Showdown in Desire: the Black Panthers Take a Stand in New Orleans"...

To find out more about Orissa Arend, "Showdown in Desire" - or the audio version of the book - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
4:18 pm
Wed February 16, 2011

The Reading Life 2/15/11

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.

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The Sound of Books
2:07 pm
Sat February 12, 2011

The Reading Life 2/8/11

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."

The Sound of Books
3:59 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

Acclaimed New Book By Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Isabel Wilkerson - "The Warmth of Other Suns"

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"...

To find out more about Isabel Wilkerson and "The Warmth of Other Suns" - as well as her signing on Tuesday night, February 15, 2011 - 6 pm - at Octavia Books - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:14 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

Daniel Rasmussen's Widely Acclaimed New Book "American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt"

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"...

For more information about Daniel Rasmussen - and "American Uprising" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:58 pm
Wed February 2, 2011

The Reading Life 2/1/11

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.

The Sound of Books
10:26 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

The Reading Life 1/25/11

New Orleans, LA – Novelists Patty Friedmann ("Taken Away") and Greg Herren ("Sorceress") talk about their new books for young adults. Win Riley describes making his new documentary about Walker Percy.

The Sound of Books
2:34 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

New York Times Bestselling Author Jeannette Walls's New True Life Novel - "Half Broke Horses"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent true life novel from New York Times bestselling writer Jeannette Walls - "Half Broke Horses"...

To find out more about Jeannette Walls - and "Half Broke Horses" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
1:15 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

The Reading Life 1/18/11

New Orleans, LA – Readers Judy Walker and Bill Rittenberg talk about their book clubs, Fred Kasten interviews Gregory Button, and Gina Ferrara reads a poem.

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