Books

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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The Sound of Books
4:32 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost...88 Stories and Traditions from the Sacred City" - edited by Lee Barclay - with photographs by Christopher Porche West.

To find out more about "New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
2:54 pm
Tue November 23, 2010

The Reading Life with Susan Larson 11/23/10

New Orleans, LA – In the debut program, host Susan Larson is joined by David Rutledge and Sarah Inman talking about the new anthology, Where We Know, New Orleans As Home, a poem by Peter Cooley, a review of Pat Conroy's My Reading Life, and Fred Kasten's Sound of Books interview with Thelonious Monk biographer Robin Kelley.

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The Sound of Books
10:38 am
Wed November 17, 2010

New Novel By National Book Award-Winning Writer Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the latest novel from National Book Award-winning author Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale"...

To find out more about Julia Glass - "The Widower's Tale" - and her reading and signing November 17,2010 at Octavia Books - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
11:08 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Robin Kelley's Award-Winning Biography "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - Robin Kelley's widely acclaimed, award-winning biography - "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original"...

To find out more about Robin Kelley - "Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original" - and Mr. Kelley's appearances at Tulane University November 4th and 5th, 2010 - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
2:26 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Acclaimed New Book From All Things Considered Co-Host Michele Norris - "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book by All Things Considered co-host Michele Norris - "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir"...

For more information about Michele Norris - and "The Grace of Silence" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
8:21 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Award-Winning New Orleans Writer Rodger Kamenetz' New Volume "Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav and Franz Kafka"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the new book from award-winning New Orleans writer Rodger Kamenetz - "Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav and Franz Kafka"...

To learn more about Rodger Kamenetz and "Burnt Books" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:43 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

New Book From National Book Award Finalist Susan Straight - "Take One Candle Light A Room"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - the new - partly Louisiana-set novel by National Book Award finalist Susan Straight - "Take One Candle Light A Room"...

To find out more about Susan Straight and "Take One Candle Light A Room" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
3:03 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

LSU Professors' New Dual Biography - "Madison and Jefferson"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the critically-acclaimed new dual biography by LSU history professors Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg -"Madison and Jefferson"...

To find out more about "Madison and Jefferson" - and Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg's Friday, October 8, 2010 6 pm appearance at Octavia Books - please click here .

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