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The Reading Life Celebrates Mardi Gras

This week on the Reading Life: Arthur Hardy, celebrating 40 years of publishing Arthur Hardy's Mardi Gras Guide, and Yvonne Perret, author of the childr...

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The Reading Life With Todd Mouton And Carrie Brown

This week on The Reading Life: Todd Mouton, whose foot-stomping new book is Way Down in Louisiana: Clifton Chenier, Cajun, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop Music, ...

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The Reading Life Celebrates the African American woman

This week, in observance of Martin Luther King's birthday, we'll be reprising in its entirely our conversation with Sybil Morial, author of Witness to C...

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The Reading Life With Val McDermid, Hoda Kotb, And Juyanne James

This week on The Reading Life: Bestselling crime writer Val McDermid, whose new novel is Splinter the Silence. Also, home girl Hoda Kotb, whose new boo...

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The Reading Life With James Rollins And Christina Vella

This week on the Reading Life: Bestselling author James Rollins, whose new Sigma Force thriller is The Bone Labyrinth, and biographer Christina Vella,...

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The Reading Life With Ernest Gaines

This week on The Reading Life: Susan travels to Oscar, Louisiana, for a visit with the great Louisiana writer Ernest Gaines, author of such landmark...

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The Reading Life With Erin Seidemann And Elizabeth Sanders

This week on the Reading Life: Pilot Erin Seidemann, whose new memoir is Postcards from the Sky: Notes of an Aviatrix, and debut novelist Elizabeth...

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The Reading Life With Sally Asher And Laura Mullen

This week on The Reading Life: Sally Asher, whose new book is Stories from the St. Louis Cemeteries of New Orleans, and poet Laura Mullen, director of...

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The Reading Life With James Lee Burke And John Freeman

This week on The Reading Life: The great James Lee Burke, whose most recent novel is The House of the Rising Sun. We'll also hear from singer,...

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The Reading Life With Katherine Clark, Emily Bingham And John Freeman

This week on The Reading Life: award-winning biographer Katherine Clark talks about her first novel, "The Headmaster's Darlings," Emily Bingham, author...

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