The Reading Life

Fridays at 12:30 p.m. and Sundays at 12:00 p.m.

Hear celebrated and up-and-coming authors read excerpts from new books and discuss their work with former Times-Picayune book editor Susan Larson.

The theme song for The Reading Life is "Sougouya" by Matt Perrine & Sunflower City, from the album Bayou Road Suite. The end theme is "Panama" by Matt Perrine, from his album Sunflower City. Both albums can be purchased at www.mattperrine.com/store.

Contact us at TheReadingLife@wwno.org

 

Major support for The Reading Life comes from Octavia Books.

In this BookMark, Susan Larson talks with photographer David Spielman about capturing the distinctive images in his new book, "New Orleans Portrayed."

 

"While we wait for the return of The Reading Life later this summer, here's a BookMark from host Susan Larson, catching up with New Orleans mystery writer C.S. Harris, author of "Who Speaks for the Damned."

BookMark with Kady Yellow

Jul 19, 2020

In this week's BookMark, Susan Larson talks with public art specialist Kady Yellow, who's the author of “New Orleans: Murals, Street Art, Graffiti, Volume 1.”

 

 

"While we wait for the return of The Reading Life later this summer, here's a BookMark from host Susan Larson, catching up with New Orleans novelist Katy Simpson Smith, author of "The Everlasting."

This BookMark was brought to you by Octavia Books

This week on The Reading Life: Susan talks with Princeton Professor Eddie Glaude Jr. about his forthcoming book, “Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own.” Professor Glaude was scheduled to speak at the New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University, which has now been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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