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had been covering politics, pop culture and NOLA nightlife. All that changed on August 29, 2005, when Hurricane Katrina blew into town. On that day, Rose became a self-pronounced war correspondent. Two years later, Rose says the war is still being fought.
Rose will stop off in Houston later this week to discuss his latest book, 1 Dead in Attic, After Katrina. Today, the second anniversary of the storm, we present our conversation with him about life in post-flood New Orleans.
Rose reads at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-524-8597 or visit www.murderbooks.com. He also reads at 7 p.m. Friday, August 31. Barnes & Noble, 7626 Westheimer. For information, call 713-783-6016 or visit www.barnesandnoble.com. Both readings are free. — Olivia Flores Alvarez