Thinking Outside The Book

This week on Thinking Outside the Book - Susan Larson talks with Abram Himelstein, editor in chief at the University of New Orleans Press.

Susan Larson talks with Melba's co-owner Jane Wolfe, about the literary programs and free books at their restaurant and laundromat.

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This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Susan Larson talks with author and linguist Shane Lief about how drumming informs his writing.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Susan Larson checks out a Risograph printing machine with Erik Kiesewetter at his shop in Arabi.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Susan Larson visits with Erik Kiesewetter at his print and publication shop in Arabi.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Susan continues her conversation with Hortensia Calvo of Tulane University's Latin American Library, surveying the handmade books created by the women of Taller Leñateros of San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Molly Mitchell, co-director of the Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies and Michael Tisserand, author of "Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White," about the cartoonist who was the creator of Krazy Kat, talked about creating a digital tour of the book for New Orleans Historical. Check out the conversation and head over to New Orleans Historical and take the tour.

This week on 'Thinking Outside the Book', Susan Larson talks with Sonnet Ireland of the St. Tammany Parish Library about the larger role played by librarians, in lives of everyday people in need of technical assistance.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Conservation librarian Sabrena Johnson and conservation specialist Sara White take us into the lab at the Tulane University libraries off-site storage facility and talk about their work.

This week on Thinking Outside the Book: Book conservators Sabrena Johnson and Sara White take us on a tour of the off-site facility for Tulane libraries, where overflow from the stacks is awaiting reader requests and books, papers, and posters stay very cool in the summer heat and books go to be repaired and restored.

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