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Book Review | Landfall by Greg Meffert

The self-published memoir by Greg Meffert, New Orleans’ disgraced former Chief Technology Officer, reveals a brash opportunist at the center of a massive public corruption scandal. Meffert’s book has moments of insight, but ultimately, “Landfall” is about a man who still struggles to acknowledge the extent of his own downfall.

A review by Peter Athas.

Outrage and Outages

Following the revelation that a subcontractor for utility giant Entergy had paid actors to support its bid for a controversial new power plant in New Orleans, the company now finds itself in a public relations meltdown.