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Tuesday, October 23rd: Jane Leavy, Kiese Laymon

Biographer and celebrated sportswriter Jane Leavy on her latest subject, Babe Ruth. Leavy, who previously penned best-selling books about Sandy Koufax and Mickey Mantle, focuses on “The Sultan of Swat” in her opus, “The Big Fella.” Writter and Ole Miss Professor Kiese Laymon on his new book "Heavy: An American Memoir", where he takes a look at his struggles dealing with weight and other topics as an African-American man in America. 

Kiese Laymon on his new book "Heavy".

Every weekday Jim engages listeners with compelling discussions ranging from presidential and gubernatorial campaigns to LSU football and the aftermath of disasters like Hurricane Isaac.