Books

The Sound of Books
10:13 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Tom Piazza's Prize-Winning Novel "City of Refuge"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - part-1 of a 3-part series in advance of the 5th anniversary of Katrina spotlighting some of the best books written in response to the storm - New Orleans writer Tom Piazza's prize-winning novel "City of Refuge"...

For more information about Tom Piazza and "City of Refuge" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
9:30 am
Wed June 16, 2010

Nicole Cooley's New Volume Of Katrina-Inspired Poems, "Breach"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with award-winning writer Nicole Cooley - author of a new collection of Katrina-inspired poems, "Breach."

For more information on Nicole Cooley, her new book "Breach" - and reading at Octavia Books with her father, poet Peter Cooley, please click here .

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The Sound of Books
9:13 am
Wed June 9, 2010

New Orleans Writer M. H. Herlong's Award-Winning Novel "The Great Wide Sea" Now in Paperback

Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with New Orleans writer M. H. Herlong, the author of the widely acclaimed, award-winning novel The Great Wide Sea, which is just out in paperback...

To find out more about M. H. Herlong, and The Great Wide Sea, please click here .

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The Sound of Books
7:45 am
Wed June 2, 2010

New Orleans Writer Oliver Houck's New Book "Down on the Batture"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with New Orleans writer and Tulane law professor Oliver Houck - whose new book is "Down on the Batture"...

For more information on "Down on the Batture" - please click here .

To findout more about Oliver Houck's June 2, 2010 signing at Octavia Books - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:28 am
Wed May 26, 2010

Roulhac Toledano's New Book "A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with writer and architectural historian Roulhac Toledano - whose new book is "A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture"...

To find out more about Roulhac Toledano - and "A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:20 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Barton Palmer's "Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird': The Relationship Between Text and Film"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with writer and film scholar R. Barton Palmer about his recent book "Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird': The relationship Between Text and Film"...

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The Sound of Books
8:42 am
Wed May 12, 2010

Isabel Allende's New Novel "Island Beneath the Sea"

New Orleans – New York Times best-selling author Isabel Allende's new novel - "Island Beneath the Sea" - is set in Haiti - and New Orleans - at the time of the slave revolt in Haiti.

For more information on Isabel Allende's "Island Beneath the Sea" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
9:05 am
Wed May 5, 2010

New Orleans Actor Bryan Batt's New Book "She AIn't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - conversation with New Orleans actor Bryan Batt - who won widespread critical and audience acclaim in his role as Sal Romano on the Emmy Award-winning drama "Mad Men" - and whose new "role" is author - his first book "She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir" - just hit print...

For more information about Bryan Batt - and "She Ain't Heavy, She's My Mother: A Memoir" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:31 am
Wed April 28, 2010

Chef John Besh's Critically-Acclaimed New Combination Memoir And Cookbook - "My New Orleans"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with New Orleans chef and restaurateur John Besh - author of the critically-acclaimed combination memoir and cookbook - "My New Orleans"...

To find out more about John Besh and "My New Orleans" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:17 am
Wed April 21, 2010

Al Kennedy's New Biography "Big Chief Harrison And The Mardi Gras Indians"

New Orleans – UNO History professor Al Kennedy's new biography "Big Chief Harrison and the Mardi Gras Indians" details the remarkable life of New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian and literacy advocate Donald Harrison, Sr.

To find out more about Al Kennedy - and "Big Chief Harrison and the Mardi Gras Indians" - please click here .

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