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This Week In Books (09/05 – 09/11)

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The Baby Doll Ladies pose during Mardi Gras in New Orleans on Tuesday.

Best Selling Fiction   –   FLYING SHOES by Lisa Howorth and, starting Thursday, a rebroadcast of GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck and read by Cameron Gamble (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM)

Best Seller Non- Fiction –  DEADWAKE: THE LAST CROSSING OF THE LUSITANIA by Erik Larson and read by Ray Lang and, starting Wednesday, One Book One New Orleans’ 2016 Selection, THE BABY DOLLS: BREAKING RACE AND GENDER BARRIERS OF THE NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS TRADITION by Kim Vaz-Deville and reach by Charlotte Travioso (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM)

Book Off The Shelf  –  IN THE WAKE OF THE FLAGSHIP by Fredrick Barton and read by Cameron Gamble (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Great Literature  –  ALL THE KING’S MEN by Robert Penn Warren and read by Elizabeth McKinley (M-F 8PM-9PM)

Midday Short Story  – THE COMPLETE STORIES OF CLARICE LISPECTOR by Clarice Lispector (MTThF at 12:30PM-1PM)


Biographies  –  EUDORA WELTY: A BIOGRAPHY by Suzane Marrs (M-F 2PM-2:30PM)

YA Literature  – MOSSWOOD by Brian Jacques (M-Sun 9PM-9:30PM)

Crescent City Chronicles   –  KATRINA: AFTER THE FLOOD by Gary Rivlin (Sat 5PM-6PM)

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


Tales of Terror – NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES by Stephen King (W 12AM-1AM; Sat 1AM-2AM)

Monday Mystery  – THE SECOND LIFE OF NICK MASON by Steve Hamilton(T 12AM-2AM)

Thrilling Thursday  – THE PELICAN BRIEF by John Grishm (F 12AM-1AM)

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