Books

The Sound of Books
12:20 am
Wed August 18, 2010

Dan Baum's New York Times Bestseller "Nine Lives"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - Dan Baum's New York Times Bestseller "Nine Lives" - part-2 of our series spotlighting some of the best books written in response to Katrina - leading up to the 5th anniversary of the storm on August 29, 2010...

For more information about Dan Baum - and "Nine Lives" - please click here .

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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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