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The Reading Life with Edward Ball


On this week's BookMark, host Susan Larson talks with Edward Ball,
author of "Life of a Klansman: A Family History in White Supremacy."

Susan's full interview with Edward Ball airs on The Reading Life Friday
at 12:30 and Sunday at noon, sponsored by Octavia Books.

Edward Ball reads from "Life of a Klansman"

The Reading Life in 2010, Susan Larson was the book editor for The New Orleans Times-Picayune from 1988-2009. She has served on the boards of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival and the New Orleans Public Library. She is the founder of the New Orleans chapter of the Women's National Book Association, which presents the annual Diana Pinckley Prizes for Crime Fiction.. In 2007, she received the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities lifetime achievement award for her contributions to the literary community. She is also the author of The Booklover's Guide to New Orleans. If you run into her in a local bookstore or library, she'll be happy to suggest something you should read. She thinks New Orleans is the best literary town in the world, and she reads about a book a day.