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.
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"...
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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.
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"...
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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"...
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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.
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."
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