Books

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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The Sound of Books
3:12 pm
Wed September 29, 2010

Scott Ellis's New History of the French Quarter "Madame Vieux Carre: The French Quarter in the Twentieth Century"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" -with Fred Kasten - first-time author Scott Ellis's new history volume "Madame Vieux Carre: The French Quarter in the Twentieth Century"...

To find out more about "Madame Vieux Carre" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
9:03 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Natasha Trethewey's New Book "Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet - and Gulfport, Mississippi native Natasha Trethewey's critically-acclaimed new book "Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast"...

For more information about Natasha Trethewey - "Beyond Katrina" - and Trethewey's reading at Octavia Books Wednesday evening, September 22, 2010 - at 6 pm - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
12:19 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

New Book and NOMA Exhibit Bring Remarkable Native American Archive To Public For First Time

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - "Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the 20th Century" - the book-length catalog by Paul Tarver and Cristin Nunez - that accompanies a fascinating new exhibit at the New Orleans Museim of Art...

For more information on "Ancestors and Descendants" - please click here .

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The Sound of Books
11:46 am
Wed September 8, 2010

New Orleans Musician and Educator Harold Battiste's Memoir "Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man"

New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the critically-acclaimed memoir by Crescent City musician and educator Harold Battiste, Jr. - with Karen Celestan -"Unfinished Blues: Memories of a New Orleans Music Man"...

For more information on Harold Battiste - and "Unfinished Blues" - please click here .

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