Books

The Sound of Books
10:39 am
Wed December 15, 2010

Gregory Button's New Book "Disaster Culture: Knowledge and Uncertainty in the Wake of Human and Environmental Catastrophe"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - Gregory Button's new book examining Katrina, the BP spill - and other catastrophic events of the last two decades - "Disaster Culture: Knowledge and Uncertainty in the Wake of Human and Environmental Catastrophe"...

For moreinformation about Gregory Button - and "Disaster Culture" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
9:02 am
Wed December 8, 2010

Loyola University Environmental Law Professor and EPA Associate Administrator Rob Verchick's New Book "Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - Loyola Environmental Law professor and EPA Associate Administrator Rob Verchick's new book "Facing Catastrophe: Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World"...

To find out more about Rob Verchick - and "Facing Catastrophe" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
3:17 pm
Tue December 7, 2010

The Reading Life 12/07/10

Tim O'Brien

New Orleans – In this edition of The Reading Life, host Susan Larson talks with National Book Award winner Tim O'Brien and Randy Fertel, scholar of war literature. We also hear Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Julia Glass, and a poem by Mona Lisa Saloy.

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The Sound of Books
1:58 pm
Mon December 6, 2010

Barry Gifford's Acclaimed "Sailor and Lula" Series Now Available in "Complete Novels" Edition

New Orleans – Barry Gifford's first novel in his "Sailor and Lula" series - "Wild at Heart" - became a bestseller - and the basis of a hit film by David Lynch. Now all seven of Barry Gifford's novels and novellas in the series are available as "Sailor and Lula: the Complete Novels."

For more information on "Sailor and Lula: the Complete Novels" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
3:48 pm
Tue November 30, 2010

The Reading Life 11-30-10

New Orleans, LA – On this edition of The Reading Life, host Susan Larson talks with author Anne Rice and more.

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The Sound of Books
4:32 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City" - edited by Lee Barclay - with photographs by Christopher Porche West.

To find out more about "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
2:54 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

The Reading Life with Susan Larson 11/23/10

New Orleans, LA – In the debut program, host Susan Larson is joined by David Rutledge and Sarah Inman talking about the new anthology, Where We Know, New Orleans As Home, a poem by Peter Cooley, a review of Pat Conroy's My Reading Life, and Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Thelonious Monk biographer Robin Kelley.

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The Sound of Books
10:38 am
Wed November 17, 2010

New Novel By National Book Award-Winning Writer Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the latest novel from National Book Award-winning author Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale"...

To find out more about Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale" - and her reading and signing November 17,2010 at Octavia Books - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
11:08 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Robin Kelley's Award-Winning Biography "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - Robin Kelley's widely acclaimed, award-winning biography - "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original"...

To find out more about Robin Kelley - "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original" - and Mr. Kelley's appearances at Tulane University November 4th and 5th, 2010 - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
2:26 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Acclaimed New Book From All Things Considered Co-Host Michele Norris - "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by All Things Considered co-host Michele Norris - "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir"...

For more information about Michele Norris - and "The Grace of Silence" - please click here .

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