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King Leopold’s Ghost: Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

King Leopold’s Ghost: Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa

FEATURED GREAT LITERATURE: “In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized its people, and ultimately slashed its population by ten million–all

This Week In Books (11/23 – 11/29)

This Week In Books (11/23 – 11/29)

New and still going on WRBH! Up this week is… Best Selling Fiction –  THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt and read by Shawn Hollahan (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!) –   VITAMANIA: OUR OBSESSIVE QUEST FOR NUTRITIONAL PERFECTION by Catherine Price and, starting Friday, KNOCKING ON HEAVEN’S DOOR: THE PATH TO A BETTER

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“Fresh Water for Flowers” written by Valérie Perrin

“Fresh Water for Flowers” written by Valérie Perrin

  “Fresh Water for Flowers” written by Valérie Perrin Featured Best-Selling Fiction Monday – Friday @ 9am-10am | 10pm – 11pm (replay)  |3-4am (replay) A WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF SUMMER 2021A 2020 INDIES INTRODUCE & INDIE NEXT LIST PICK A #1 international best-seller, Fresh Water for Flowers is an intimately told story about a woman who defiantly

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