NEW ORLEANS BOOKS NEWS AND REVIEWS
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Fall is the season for turning over a new page, and this season's offerings are a book-lover's bounty
by Susan Larson, Book editor, The Times-Picayune
Wednesday September 16, 2009, 3:00 AM
The local scene is equally vibrant, with a full slate of fiction and local interest titles, and a strong selection of children's books; there are striking new voices and many happy returns from local favorites.
-- 'Why the Crawfish Lives in the Mud, ' by Johnette Downing (Pelican Publishing, $15.95, ages 5 to 8, September), is the singer-songwriter's most recent book offering, a Louisiana folk tale.
Thanks Susan. You are a gem!