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This Week in Books (12/04 – 12/11)

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Best Selling Fiction –  AMERICANAH by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and read by Jillian Richman and, starting Tuesday, MODERN LOVERS by Emma Straub and read by Jane Trucksis (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM)

Best Seller Non- Fiction  –  BLACK FLAGS: THE RISE OF ISIS by Joby Warick and read by Tony Simmons   (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM)

Book Off The Shelf   –  THE INVENTION OF WINGS by Sue Monk Kidd and read by Carolyn Cornia (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Great Literature –  LES MISERABLES by Victor Hugo and read by Charlotte Travioso (M-F 8PM-9PM)

Midday Short Story  –  13 WAYS OF LOOKING AT A FAT GIRL by Mona Awad (MTThF at 12:30PM-1PM)

Midday Poetry  –  THE COMPLETE POEMS OF RICHARD WILBUR (W at 12:30PM-1PM)

Biographies  –  SHAKESPEARE: A LIFE by Peter Ackroyd (M-F 2PM-2:30PM)

YA Literature (NEW!) –  THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE UNIVERSE by Douglas Adams (M-Sun 9PM-9:30PM)

Crescent City Chronicles  –  WIN THE RACE OR DIE TRYING: UNCLE EARL’S LAST HURRAH by Jack McGuire (Sat 5PM-6PM)

Sci-Fi and Fantasy – SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME: SHORT STORIES (Th 1AM-2AM; Sun 10PM-11PM)

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

Monday Mystery  – SHADOW WAR by Sean McFate and, starting next week, THE DARKEST SECRET by Alex Marwood (T 12AM-2AM)

Thrilling Thursday – THE TEETH OF THE TIGER by Tom Clancy (F 12AM-1AM)

Spanish – A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES (La conjura de los necios) by John Kennedy O’Toole and read by Salvador  (Sat & Sun 6PM) 

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