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“Journey to the Center of the Earth” written by Jules Verne

“Journey to the Center of the Earth” written by Jules Verne

Featured Great Literature Monday-Friday @ 7am with replays @ 3:00pm and 2:00am (overnight) “The reason Verne is still read by millions today is simply that he was one of the best storytellers who ever lived.”  Arthur C. Clarke Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne.

“The Count of Monte Cristo” written by Alexandre Dumas

“The Count of Monte Cristo” written by Alexandre Dumas

Featured Great Literature Monday-Friday @ 7am with replays @ 3:00pm and 2:00am (overnight) “On what slender threads do life and fortune hang.” Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he

“Dracula” written by Bram Stoker

“Dracula” written by Bram Stoker

Featured Great Literature Mon-Fri @ 7:00am with replays @ 3:00pm and overnight @ 2:00am (Tues-Sat) Bram Stoker’s peerless tale of desperate battle against a powerful, ancient vampire When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client’s castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents unfold in England:

“Walde” written by Henry David Thoreau

“Walde” written by Henry David Thoreau

Featured Great Literature Monday-Friday @ 7am with replays @ 3:00pm and 2:00am (overnight) “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden Walden by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual

“Rebecca” written by Daphne Du Maurier 

“Rebecca” written by Daphne Du Maurier 

Featured Great Literature Monday – Friday @ 7am-8am / 3pm – 4pm / 2:00am – 3:00am “Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again…”   With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events

“Crime and Punishment” written by Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Crime and Punishment” written by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Featured Great Literature Monday – Friday @ 7am-8am | 3pm – 4pm (replay)  |2-3am (replay) Hailed by Washington Post Book World as “the best [translation] currently available” when it was first published, this second edition has been updated in honor of the 200th anniversary of Dostoevsky’s birth. With the same suppleness, energy, and range of

The Moviegoer by Walker Percy

Featured Great Literature Monday – Friday @ 7am-8am / 3pm – 4pm / 2:30am – 3:30am   Winner of the 1962 National Book Award and one of Time magazine’s 100 Best English-Language Novels, Walker Percy’s debut The Moviegoer is an American masterpiece and a classic of Southern literature. Insightful, romantic, and humorous, it is the story of a young

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

Featured Great Literature Monday – Friday @ 7am-8am / 3pm – 4pm / 2:30am – 3:30am NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • A deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a black youth on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. Together they come to understand the

Middlesex

Middlesex

Featured Great Literature “Part Tristram Shandy, part Ishmael, part Holden Caulfield, Cal is a wonderfully engaging narrator. . . A deeply affecting portrait of one family’s tumultuous engagement with the American twentieth century.” ―The New York Times “Expansive and radiantly generous. . . Deliriously American.” ―The New York Times Book Review (cover review) “A towering

The Second Sex

FEATURED GREAT LITERATURE: “Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, and brilliantly introduced by Judith Thurman, Simone de Beauvoir’s masterpiece weaves together history, philosophy, economics, biology, and a host of other disciplines to analyze the Western notion of “woman” and to explore the power of sexuality. Sixty years after its initial publication,

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“Lessons in Chemistry” written by Bonnie Garmus

“Lessons in Chemistry” written by Bonnie Garmus

Featured Best-Selling Fiction Mon-Fri @ 9am, with replays @ 10pm, and overnight @ 3am #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GMA BOOK CLUB PICK • Meet Elizabeth Zott: “a gifted research chemist, absurdly self-assured and immune to social convention” (The Washington Post) in 1960s California whose career takes a detour when she becomes the unlikely star of a beloved TV cooking show. • STREAM ON

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