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This Week In Books (02/01 – 02/07):

Rosary O'Neill at Book Event for New Orleans Mardi Gras Krewes photo
via Nola.com

New and still going on WRBH! Up this week is…

Best Selling Fiction –  THE STORY HOUR by Thrity Umrigar and read by Pamela Franco (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM)

Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!) –  MODERN ROMANCE: AN INVESTIGATION by Aziz Ansari and read by Ray Lang and, starting Tuesday, NEW ORLEANS CARNIVAL KREWES: THE HISTORY, SPIRIT AND SECRETS OF NEW ORLEANS by RosaryO’Neill and read by Rosanna Shepard (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM)

Book Off The Shelf  (NEW!) –   Y by Marjorie Celona and, starting Wednesday, DOWNSTREAM TOWARDS HOME: A BOOK OF RIVERS by Oliver Houck and read by Cameron Gamble (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Great Literature  –   A TALE OF TWO CITIES by Charles Dickens and read by Constance McEnaney  (M-F 8PM-9PM)

Midday Short Story  – LOST TRIBE: JEWISH FICTION FROM THE EDGE (MTThF at 12:30PM-1PM)

Midday Poetry (NEW!)  – SELECTED POEMS OF ROBERT CREELEY (W 12:30PM-1PM)

Biographies (NEW!) – READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN: A MEMOIR IN BOOKS by Azar Nafisi and, starting Thursday, MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY by Michael Conevey  (M-F 2PM-2:30PM)

YA Literature (NEW!) – THE BOOK THIEF by Marcus Zusak (M-Sun 9PM-9:30PM)

Crescent City Chronicles   –  BLACK LIFE IN OLD NEW ORLEANS by Kieth Medley (Sat 5PM-6PM)

Military History – THE DOOLITTLE RAIDS (Sun 2PM-3PM)

Sci-Fi and Fantasy – THE AUTOMATIC DETECTIVE by A Lee Martinez (Th 1AM-2AM; Sun 10PM-11PM)

Tales of Terror – THE GIANT BOOK OF VAMPIRES (W 12AM-1AM; Sat 1AM-2AM)

Monday Mystery  – RUN BABY RUN by Michael Allen Zell (T 12AM-2AM)

Thrilling Thursday  – TIMELINE by Michael Crichton  (F 12AM-1AM)

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