, the former Times-Picayune
books editor (and all-around God's gift to the New Orleans literary community) will begin hosting "The Reading Life,"
a new show dedicated to all things bookish, on WWNO-FM
Nov. 23. The show, with interviewer Fred Kasten
, will run on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:00 pm, and feature author interviews, a literary calendar and other news. "The Reading Life" will be sponsored by Octavia Books
, the Uptown book shop owned by Tom Lowenburg
and Judith Lafitte
To celebrate, Octavia Books will be holding a reception this Saturday (Oct. 16) from 2-5 pm at the shop at 513 Octavia St., with food, music and local authors in attendance. The public is invited.
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