Fred Kasten

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten, the critically acclaimed new mystery from New York Times-bestselling, Edgar Award-winning writer Tana French: Broken Harbor.

This year's Satchmo SummerFest — New Orleans' annual celebration of the life, legacy and music of Louis Armstrong — was again the occasion, for the second year in a row, for an important release of Armstrong material from Universal Music's vast archive.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten: the widely praised new collection of connected short stories from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz, This Is How You Lose Her.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten: the widely praised new biography from journalist and author D. T. Max, Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten — the new memoir from international affairs journalist Pamela Druckerman, Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting.

Starting Tuesday, July 24 at 1:00 p.m. 89.9 WWNO's long-running, multi-award-winning feature series Inside the Arts will debut in a new half-hour version hosted by Diane Mack. WWNO's Fred Kasten picks up the story.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten: the widely-praised new memoir from California writer and grief therapist Claire Bidwell Smith, The Rules of Inheritance.

Starting next Tuesday, July 24, The Reading Life with host Susan Larson will move to new times on the 89.9 WWNO schedule: Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m., and Sundays at noon. Susan Larson recently talked with WWNO's Fred Kasten about the development and evolution of The Reading Life.

Starting the week of July 23, a top-notch slate of NPR News and information programs — including On Point, Here and Now and Tell Me More — will join the 89.9 WWNO weekday lineup.

At the same time, one of the station's most popular local programs, Poppy Tooker's Louisiana Eats!, will move to new times — Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. — and expand to a full hour. Poppy Tooker recently talked with WWNO's Fred Kasten about the origins of Louisiana Eats! and plans for the expanded version.

Today on The Sound of Books with Fred Kasten — the new memoir from ultra-successful New York City restaurateur Joe Bastianich — Restaurant Man.

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