Katy Danos

Host Poppy tooker with Bryan Batt and Katy Danos
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On this week's show, we look back on bygone New Orleans businesses that "ain't dere no more," but continue to hold a place in the city’s collective heart. We begin with Bryan Batt and Katy Danos, authors of Pontchartrain Beach: A Family Affair. Founded by Bryan’s grandfather Harry Batt in 1928, the amusement park was a summer destination for 55 years.

This week on The Reading Life:  At the beach, at the beach! Bryan Batt and Katy Danos take a walk down memory lane with “Pontchartrain Beach: A Family Affair.”

Here’s what’s on tap in the literary life this week: