Books

The Sound of Books
11:50 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

New Orleans Writer Tom Sancton Publishes Expanded, Updated Edition of "Song For My Fathers"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - conversation with New Orleans writer, educator and clarinetist Tom Sancton - whose classic coming-of-age-in-New Orleans memoir "Song For My Fathers: A New Orleans Story in Black and White" is now in print in paperback - in an expanded and updated edition.

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The Sound of Books
10:50 am
Wed April 7, 2010

Novelist and Creative Writing Teacher John Dufresne's New Book "Is Life Like This? A Guide to Writing Your First Novel In Six Months"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with acclaimed novelist - and respected creative writing teacher - John Dufresne - author of the new book "Is Life Like This? A Guide to Writing Your First Novel in Six Months."

For more information on "Is Life LIke This?" - please click here .

To find out more about John Dufresne - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:50 am
Wed March 31, 2010

New Best-Seller from Michael Lewis "The Big Short"

New Orleans – Best-selling author - and New Orleans native Michael Lewis is atop the New York Times Best Sellers list again with his new book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine" - a character-rich tale of the handful of investors who went short and won in the recent financial meltdown precipitated by the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage market.

For more information on Micahel Lewis and "The Big Short" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:26 am
Wed March 17, 2010

Prize-Winning American Poet Matthew Dickman's New Collection "All-American Poem"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with critically-acclaimed, prize-winning young American poet Matthew Dickman - whose latest collection is "All-American Poem"...

To find out more about Matthew Dickman and "All-Amercian Poem" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:25 am
Wed March 10, 2010

Jill McCorkle's New Short Story Collection "Going Away Shoes"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with North Carolina fiction writer Jill McCorkle - whose latest book - her ninth - is the acclaimed short story collection "Going Away Shoes"...

For more information about Jill McCorkle and "Going Away Shoes" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:25 am
Wed March 3, 2010

Arthur Phillips Latest Novel "The Song Is You"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with critically-acclaimed fiction writer Arthur Phillips, whose latest novel, "The Song Is You" made the New York Times Notable Books list for 2009 - and is due out in paperback later this month...

To find out more about Arthur Phillips - and - "The Song Is You" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:24 am
Wed February 24, 2010

Molly Haskell's New Book "Frankly My Dear: 'Gone With the Wind' Revisited

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with writer and film critic Molly Haskell - whose latest book is "Frankly My Dear: 'Gone With the Wind' Revisited"...

For more information on "Frankly My Dear" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:23 am
Wed February 17, 2010

New Orleans Writer George Bishop's New Novel "Letter to My Daughter"

The Sound of Books
12:23 am
Tue February 9, 2010

Philip Hoare's New Book "The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea"

New Orleans – Today on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - conversation with award-winning writer Philip Hoare - whose latest book is "The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea"...

To find out more about "The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea" - please click
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The Sound of Books
12:22 am
Wed February 3, 2010

Critically Acclaimed New Book "Money for Nothing: How The Failure of Corporate Boards Is Ruining American Business and Costing Us Trillions"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - conversation with John Gillespie - co-author of the critically-acclaimed new book "Money for Nothing: How the Failure of Corporate Boards Is Ruining American Business and Costing Us Trillions"...

For more information on "Money for Nothing" - please click here .

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