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Book Week 4.0 Comes to WRBH on Monday, June 25th!

Book Week 4.0 Comes to WRBH on Monday, June 25th!

Starting Monday, June 25th to Friday, June 29th, WRBH will begin our fourth annual Book Week! During that time, we’ll be switching from our regular schedule to play some of our favorite books from the last few years so that our staff can do some organizing and housekeeping.  The Newspaper of the Air will remain

Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives

Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives

FEATURED NON-FICTION:  “Winner of the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize   Shortlisted for the 2017 Hurston/Wright Foundation Award   Finalist for the 2017 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism   Longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non Fiction   On an average day in America, seven children and teens

This Week in WRBH (06/11 – 06/17)

This Week in WRBH (06/11 – 06/17)

Books Best Seller Fiction  –   LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng and read by Jillian Richman and starting on Wednesday, TODAY WILL BE DIFFERENT by Maria Semple and read by Jackie Bullock (M-F 9AM-10AM; 10-11PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction  –  THE PEOPLE’S GROCER: JOHN G. SCHWEGMANN, NEW ORLEANS, AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN RETAIL

WRBH Presents

WRBH Presents

              On September 17, 2018, WRBH Reading Radio will host its annual gala A Blind Taste at La Petite Grocery with James Beard Award-winning Chef Justin Devillier. Attendees will wear blindfolds during the five-course dinner with wine pairings for an opportunity to experience the world as those without vision

This Week in WRBH (06/04 – 06/10)

This Week in WRBH (06/04 – 06/10)

Books Best Seller Fiction  –   LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE by Celeste Ng and read by Jillian Richman (M-F 9AM-10AM; 10-11PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction  –  THE PEOPLE’S GROCER: JOHN G. SCHWEGMANN, NEW ORLEANS, AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN RETAIL WORLD by David Cappello and read by Ray Lang(M-F 6AM-7AM; 4PM-5PM) Book Off The Shelf – 

Today Will Be Different: A Novel

Today Will Be Different: A Novel

FEATURED FICTION: “A brilliant novel from the author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette, about a day in the life of Eleanor Flood, forced to abandon her small ambitions and awake to a strange, new future. Eleanor knows she’s a mess. But today, she will tackle the little things. She will shower and get dressed. She

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

FEATURED GREAT LITERATURE: “From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.” One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth.

Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

FEATURED FICTION: “The runaway New York Times bestseller! Named a Best Book of the Year by:  People, The Washington Post, Bustle, Esquire, Southern Living, The Daily Beast, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Audible, Goodreads, Library Reads, Book of the Month, Paste, Kirkus Reviews, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and many more! From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting

At The Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

At The Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “From the best-selling author of How to Live, a spirited account of one of the 20th century’s major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it. Paris, 1933: Three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are the young Jean-Paul Sartre,

The People’s Grocer: John G. Schwegmann, New Orleans, And The Making of the Modern Retail World

The People’s Grocer: John G. Schwegmann, New Orleans, And The Making of the Modern Retail World

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “The People’s Grocer is a business-based biography of John G. Schwegmann, founder of a legendary New Orleans’ supermarket chain and the most innovative and courageous retailer of the postwar era. Virtually unrecognized in retail history, visionary Schwegmann pioneered the modern big-box concept. Even more important, his 1951 Supreme Court victory over “fair trade”

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Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives

Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives

FEATURED NON-FICTION:  “Winner of the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize   Shortlisted for the 2017 Hurston/Wright Foundation Award   Finalist for the 2017 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism   Longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non Fiction   On an average day in America, seven children and teens

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