Books

The Sound of Books
5:47 pm
Wed March 16, 2011

New Book By New York Times Bestselling Author and CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen - "The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict Between America and Al Qaeda"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by New York Times bestselling author and CNN National Security Analyst Peter Bergen - "The Longest War: the Enduring Conflict Between America and Al Qaeda"...

To find out more about "The Longest War" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
3:04 am
Thu March 10, 2011

The Reading Life 3/8/11

Susan interviews Andre Perry in front of a live audience at NOCCA.

New Orleans, LA – This episode features an interview with Dr. Andre Perry. His new book about the problems facing New Orleans schools is called "The Garden Path: The Miseducation of A City." This interview was recorded before a live audience Feb. 27 at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, along with a performance by poet Chuck Perkins.

The Sound of Books
1:23 pm
Wed March 9, 2011

New Orleans Writer Thomas Jacobsen's New Book "Traditional New Orleans Jazz: Conversations With The Men Who Make The Music"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - New Orleans writer Thomas Jacobsen's new book "Traditional New Orleans Jazz: Conversations with the Men Who Make the Music"...

Thomas Jacobsen's signing for "Traditional New Orleans Jazz" at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe is Saturday, March 12, 2011 - at 7pm.

To find out more about Thomas Jacobsen and "Traditional New Orleans Jazz" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
3:18 pm
Thu March 3, 2011

Former Tulane Creative Writing Professor Josh Russell's Recent Novel - "My Bright Midnight"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent novel by former Tulane University creative writing professor Josh Russell - "My Bright Midnight"...

To find out more about Josh Russell - and "My Bright Midnight" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
2:51 am
Wed March 2, 2011

The Reading Life 3/1/11

New Orleans, LA – It's Carnival time with Rex historian Dr. Stephen Hales, the indispensable historian/publisher Arthur Hardy, and poet/lawyer Maurice Legardeur!

The Sound of Books
2:09 pm
Wed February 23, 2011

New Book From Atlanta Journalist and Author Rebecca Burns, "Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Funeral and the Week That Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the World"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by Atlanta author and journalist Rebecca Burns - "Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Funeral and the Week That Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the World"...

To find out more about Rebecca Burns and "Burial for a King"- please click here .

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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."

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