New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Crime novelist and Treme writer George Pelecanos, whose new book is "The Cut," and bestselling author Heather Graham, founder of the literary conference, Writers for New Orleans.
New Orleans, LA – This episode of The Reading Life: Mark Folse, author of "Carry Me Home: a Journey Back to New Orleans," and editor of "A Howling in the Wires: An Anthology of Writing from Postdiluvian New Orleans" and journalist Jordan Flaherty, whose new book is "Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena Six." Both will be attending Rising Tide 6: A Conference on the Future of New Orleans August 27 at Xavier University.
New Orleans, LA – The Reading Life this week features John Swenson, who will talk about his book, "New Atlantis: Musicians Battle for the Survival of New Orleans." Then we hear from poet Dennis Formento, talking about his new collection "Looking for an Out Place.'
New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely acclaimed new biography by jazz archivist and historian Ricky Riccardi - "What A Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years"...
For more information on Ricky Riccardi's Friday, August 5, 2011 - 2 pm appearance at Maison - 508 Frenchmen Street - as a part of the 2011 Satchmo SummerFest - pleae click here .
New Orleans, LA – The Reading Life for this week features Susan's interview with Ricky Riccardi, author of a new biography of Louis Armstrong, What a Wonderful World:The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years. Then we hear Fred Kasten's interview with novelist Minrose Gwin, author of The Queen of Palmyra.