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This Week In Books (08/28 – 09/04)

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Best Selling Fiction (NEW!) –  SPILL SIMMER FALTER WITHER by Sara Baume and read by Julie Schwartz and, starting Wednesday,THE SYMPATHIZER by Viet Thanh Ngyuen and read by Geoff Worden  (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM)

Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!)  –   MURDER IN THE BAYOU: WHO KILLED THE WOMEN KNOWN AS THE JEFF DAVIS 8? by Ethan Brown and read by Peter Spera and, starting Wednesday, RUTH BADER GINSBERG: IN HER OWN WORDS by Ruth Bader Ginsberg and read by Julie Schwarz (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM)

Book Off The Shelf  –   AMERICA’S BANK: THE EPIC STRUGGLE TO CREATE THE FEDERAL RESERVE by Roger Lowenstein and read by Ellen Hazard (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Great Literature (NEW!) –  BEL CANTO by Ann Patchett and read by Pamela Franco (M-F 8PM-9PM)


Midday Poetry  – GREAT POETRY (W at 12:30PM-1PM)

Biographies   –  LIFE ON THE STREETS: A BIOGRAPHY OF JANE JACOBS by Robert Kanigel (M-F 2PM-2:30PM)

YA Literature –  HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE by JK Rowling (M-Sun 9PM-9:30PM)

Crescent City Chronicles  –  IN THE CITY OF FALLING STARS by Chris Tusa  (Sat 5PM-6PM)


Tales of Terror   – CELL by Stephen King and CELL by Stephen King (W 12AM-1AM; Sat 1AM-2AM)

Monday Mystery  – SMOKE by Dan Vyleta (T 12AM-2AM)

Thrilling Thursday  – WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN by Lionel Shriver (F 12AM-1AM)

Spanish  (NEW!) –  THE SAVAGE DETECTIVES by Roberto Bolano and read by Elizabeth Bobo (Sat & Sun 6PM)

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