Jed Horne was city editor of The Times-Picayune for many years and, with his staff, was awarded two Pulitzers for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. NPR declared his Breach of Faith "the best of the Katrina books." An earlier book, Desire Street was a runner-up for the American Bar Association's Silver Scribe Award. He made a documentary about the Fukushima disaster for Japanese TV. He is a Harvard graduate and the grandfather of a half-dozen kids scattered from New York City to Bogota.
1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
A.Z. Young Park, Author Tent 2
I Want Magic: Essays on New Orleans, the South, and Race
C.W. Cannon with Jed Horne
2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Cavalier House Bookselling Tent
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