New Orleans – Today - on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the widely praised new book by New Orleans writer and philanthropist Randy Fertel - "The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak: A New Orleans Family Memoir"...
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New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Katherine Paterson, the Library of Congress's National Ambassador for Children's Literature, and her husband John Paterson, co-authors of "The Flint Heart." They will be appearing at the Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge October 29. Loyola University professor Mark Yakich talks about his debut novel, "A Meaning for Wife."
New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life:Melissa Harris-Perry, author of Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America: For Colored Girls Who've Considered Politics When Being Strong Isn't Enough. Also jazz poet Ron Cuccia.
New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: Photographer Lori Waselchuk, whose new book is "Grace Before Dying," images of the hospice at Angola, and Julie Klam, author of "Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself."
New Orleans, LA – This week on The Reading Life: the always-delightful Bryan Batt, whose new book is "Big, Easy Style: Creating Rooms you Want to Live In," and novelist Melinda Palacio, author of "Ocotillo Dreams."