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This Week In Books (02/29 – 03/06):

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

Best Selling Fiction  –   THE CHILDREN ACT by Ian McEwan and read by Kathleen Langan (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM)

Best Seller Non- Fiction  –  THE BIG SHORT: INSIDE THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE by Michael Lewis and read by Jed Horne (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM)

Book Off The Shelf (NEW!)  –   DOWNSTREAM TOWARDS HOME: A BOOK OF RIVERS by Oliver Houck and read by Cameron Gamble and, starting Thursday, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU written by Jonathan Tropper and read by Jane Trucksis (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Great Literature   –  RISING TIDE: THE GREAT MISSISSIPPI FLOOD OF 1927 AND HOW IT CHANGED AMERICA written by John M. Barry and read by Peter Spera  (M-F 8PM-9PM)

Midday Short Story  – RUNAWAY by Alice Munro (MTThF at 12:30PM-1PM)


Biographies –  MAGGIE SMITH: A BIOGRAPHY by Michael Conevey  (M-F 2PM-2:30PM)

YA Literature  – 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)


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

Monday Mystery (NEW!)  – THE RED STORM by Grant Bywaters (T 12AM-2AM)

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

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Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

“In Strangers in Their Own Land, the renowned sociologist Arlie Hochschild embarks on a thought-provoking journey from her liberal hometown of Berkeley, California, deep into Louisiana bayou country – a stronghold of the conservative right. As she gets to know people who strongly oppose many of the ideas she famously champions, Hochschild nevertheless finds common ground

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