Books

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.

The Sound of Books
4:40 am
Wed January 19, 2011

New Orleans Humorist and Playwright Bud Faust's New Book "Great Moments in New Orleans History, Volume 2

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - New Orleans humorist and playwright Bud Faust's new book - "Great Moments in New Orleans History, Volume 2"...

To find out more about Bud Faust - and "Great Moments in New Orleans History, Volume 2" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
10:45 am
Tue January 18, 2011

The Reading Life 1/11/11

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.

The Sound of Books
4:19 pm
Wed January 12, 2011

New York Time Bestselling Author Karen Abbott's New Book "American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare - the Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott - "American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare - the Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee"...

To find out more about Karen Abbott and "American Rose" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
1:08 pm
Wed January 5, 2011

New Orleans Writer David Lummis' New Book - "The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans - Part 1"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - the new book by New Orleans writer David Lummis - "The Coffee Shop Chronicles of New Orleans - Part 1: A Novel in Three Parts"...

To find out more about David Lummis' reading and signing at Octavia Books on Thursday, January 6, 2011 - at 6 pm - please click here .

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The Reading Life
12:35 am
Wed December 29, 2010

Ted O'Brien, Rodger Kamenetz, and Rob Verchick

We look back at the past literary year in New Orleans with author escort Ted O'Brien, hear a list of 2010's best books and events and a poem by Rodger Kamenetz, as well as Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Rob Verchick.

The Sound of Books
11:15 am
Wed December 22, 2010

Richard Campanella's New Book "Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828 - 1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - award-winning writer - and Tulane geographer - Richard Campanella's new book - "Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828 - 1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History"...

To find out more about Richard Campanella and "Lincoln in New Orleans" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
4:21 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

The Reading Life 12/21/10

New Orleans, LA – Jamie Bernstein, author of Black Santa, based on his song of the same name, describes the process of creating his book. Susan Larson reviews new books for Christmas giving.

The Sound of Books
3:45 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

The Reading Life 12/14/10

New Orleans, LA – WRBH programming director Jackie Bullock talks about the pleasures of reading aloud; Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview on "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost", and Valentine Pierce performs one of her poems.

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