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You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine

You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine

“An intelligent and madly entertaining debut novel reminiscent of The Crying of Lot 49, White Noise, and City of Glass that is at once a missing-person mystery, an exorcism of modern culture, and a wholly singular vision of contemporary womanhood from a terrifying and often funny voice of a new generation. A woman known only by the letter A

Celebrity Holiday Stories Return To WRBH!

Celebrity Holiday Stories Return To WRBH!

It’s that time of year again and WRBH is celebrating with our annual Celebrity Holiday Short Stories! These segments will air Monday through Friday during our Book Off The Shelf program 1:30PM – 2PM. Here’s the full lineup of stories and celebrity authors:  WEEK 1 Wednesday, Dec. 6th: Santa Calls read by Actor John Goodman

Emma

Emma

  “The culmination of Jane Austen’s genius, a sparkling comedy of love and marriage  Beautiful, clever, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her

Mosquitoland: A Novel

Mosquitoland: A Novel

“By the New York Times bestselling author of Kids of Appetite!   After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her

The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys To The Frontiers of Science

The Great Unknown: Seven Journeys To The Frontiers of Science

“A captivating journey to the outer reaches of human knowledge Ever since the dawn of civilization we have been driven by a desire to know–to understand the physical world and the laws of nature. But are there limits to human knowledge? Are some things beyond the predictive powers of science, or are those challenges simply

The Flamethrowers

The Flamethrowers

“New York magazine’s number one book of the year and named a Best Book of 2013 by The Wall Street Journal; Vogue; O, The Oprah Magazine; Los Angeles Times; The San Francisco Chronicle; The New Yorker; Time; Flavorwire; Salon; Slate; The Daily Beast; Bookish; The Jewish Daily Forward; The Austin American-Statesman; Complex; and The Millions, Rachel Kushner’s The Flamethrowers was a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times bestseller.  Reno, so-called because

The Woman Next Door

The Woman Next Door

  “Loving thy neighbor is easier said than done. Hortensia James and Marion Agostino are neighbors. One is black, the other white. Both are successful women with impressive careers. Both have recently been widowed, and are living with questions, disappointments, and secrets that have brought them shame. And each has something that the woman next

Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team and A Dream

Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team and A Dream

  “The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller and Sports Illustrated‘s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the author Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa—the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Socially and racially divided, Odessa isn’t known to be a

Long Shot: A Soldier, A Senator, A Serious Sin: An Epic Louisiana Election

Long Shot: A Soldier, A Senator, A Serious Sin: An Epic Louisiana Election

“Only in a state whose politics are notoriously wild could a United States senator best known for his involvement in a sex scandal still be considered the odds-on favorite for governor. And only in Louisiana could a small-town lawmaker flip that script with the help of private investigators, a rogue sheriff, a purple party bus,

The Sympathizer

The Sympathizer

“The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as six other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal. The narrator, a communist double

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White Trash: The 400-Year Old Untold History of Class in America

White Trash: The 400-Year Old Untold History of Class in America

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “In her groundbreaking  bestselling history of the class system in America, Nancy Isenberg upends history as we know it by taking on our comforting myths about equality and uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever-present, always embarrassing—if occasionally entertaining—poor white trash.   “When you turn an election into a three-ring circus, there’s always a

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