Books

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.

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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