Books

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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The Sound of Books
12:21 am
Wed January 27, 2010

New Volume of Poems by Everette Maddox, "I hope it's not over, and good-by"

New Orleans – It's time now for "The Sound of Books" with Fred Kasten - in conversation today with New Orleans writer and Xavier University professor of English Ralph Adamo - editor of a new volume of selected poems by the late Everette Maddox - "I hope it's not over, and good-by" - just out from UNO Press.

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The Sound of Books
12:21 am
Wed January 20, 2010

"Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow"

New Orleans – Conversation with writer and University of Louisiana Lafayette Sociology Professor Robert Gramling - one of four authors of the acclaimed new book "Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow" - which documents the machinations that led to the creation of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) - and the economic disappointment, environmental crisis, and catastrophic flooding that followed.

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The Sound of Books
12:18 am
Wed January 13, 2010

Jane Fulton Alt's New Book "Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories From New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward"

New Orleans – This morning marks the beginning of Fred Kasten's new Wednesday morning series, "The Sound of Books" - conversations with the authors - and occasionally editors - of new and recently published books of interest - and note. Today - on "The Sound of Books" - a visit with Chicago-based photographer and writer Jane Fulton Alt - whose critically-acclaimed new book is "Look and Leave: Photographs and Stories From New Orleans's Lower Ninth Ward"...

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