KAZI Book Review will feature excerpts from interviews with four authors appearing at the Texas Book Festival on the October 11 edition of KAZI Book Review on KAZI 88.7 FM:
- Attica Locke, author of the novel PLEASANTVILLE, a murder mystery set in 1996 revolving around a campaign to elect Houston’s first black mayor,
- James McGrath Morris, author of EYE ON THE STRUGGLE, a biography of the Black newspaper white house correspondent Ethel Payne,
- Laila Lalami, author of a historical novel about the first Black to explore America, THE MOORS ACCOUNT, and
Vu Tran, author of a mystery novel about the search for an enigmatic Vietnamese woman, DRAGONFISH.
The Texas Book Festival is October 17-18 and more information about all the authors appearing is available at texasbookfestival.org.
Be sure to tune in Monday, October 12, for the Monday edition of KAZI Book Review which will feature an interview with Wendell Pierce, author of a memoir about his efforts to rebuild the New Orleans neighborhood he grew up in after Hurricane Katrina, THE WIND IN THE REEDS: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken.