The Reading Life: Emilie Rhys, John Ed Bradley
Susan Larson talks with Emilie Rhys, whose new book, accompanying an exhibit at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, is "New Orleans Music Observed: The Art of Noel Rockmore and Emilie Rhys” and contributing writer, John Ed Bradley.
Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week:
And just a reminder: with evolving COVID restrictions, best to check with venues before attending in-person events, and be sure to mask up.
In New Orleans:
Tyler Bridges discusses his book, “The Flight: A Father’s War, A Son’s Search,” Monday, November 1, at 6 p.m. at Octavia Books.
Debra Shriver signs her book, “The French Leave: From Paris to Orleans Parish,” Tuesday, November 2, from 6-8 p.m. at The Cabildo.
Blake Sanz discusses and signs “The Boundaries of Their Dwelling,” at an Artist in Residence event Wednesday, November 3, from 6-7:30 at the Chloe Hotel in New Orleans.
Kent Babb discusses and signs “Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City” with sportswriter Jeff Duncan, Thursday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. at Garden District Book Shop. Masks are required. Proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test are required.
Emilie Rhys discusses and signs “New Orleans Music Observed: The Art of Noel Rockmore and Emilie Rhys” and appears in conversation with curator David Kunian, Friday, November 5 at 6 p.m. at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, 400 Esplanade Ave.
The Louisiana Book Festival goes virtual this year, October 30-November 13, with new – and free -- content every weekend. Check out louisianabookfestival.org for complete schedule. Among the authors set to appear are Louisiana Writer Award winner Fatima Shaik, Louisiana State Poet Laureate Mona Lisa Saloy, James Gill, Howard Hunter, Rickie Lee Jones, Alecia Long, Josh Prager, Steven V. Roberts, Maurice Carlos Ruffin, and many more.