Tricentennial Reading List

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Make the most of your reading hours during 2018, New Orleans’ tricentennial year!  Join Susan Larson, host of The Reading Life, as she talks with local authors and readers about their favorite books from three hundred years of New Orleans literature. The Tricentennial Reading List will comprise the “top 300” books from multiple genres—fiction to food, murder mysteries to music.

Production of the Tricentennial Reading List is supported by the Helis Foundation, the John Burton Harter Foundation, and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

Welcome to the final segment of the Tricentennial Reading List, as Susan Larson discusses books, both on the list and worthy of mention.

Susan Larson continues her look at 300 great New Orleans books, this week with author John Kemp as they talk about books on New Orleans architecture.

Susan Larson continues her look at 300 great New Orleans books, this week with author John Kemp as they look at books on art.

As we head into another carnival season, Susan Larson talks with author and Mardi Gras aficionado, Arthur Hardy, about books on Mardi Gras in part two of a special Carnival edition of The Reading List.

As we head into another carnival season, Susan Larson talks with author and Mardi Gras aficionado, Arthur Hardy, about books on Mardi Gras in part one of a special Carnival edition of The Reading List.

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