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In The Wake Of The Flagship

In The Wake Of The Flagship

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “Continuing the story started in The El Cholo Feeling Passes, Barton’s newest novel finds college basketball coach Richard Janus in an unlikely position: he has recently become the interim rector of Urban University, the woefully underfunded public college of Choctaw, Alkansea. When Choctaw is devastated by a major hurricane, Janus

We’re Still Here Ya Bastards: How The People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City

We’re Still Here Ya Bastards: How The People of New Orleans Rebuilt Their City

FEATURED NON-FICTION “The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is one of the darkest chapters in American history. The storm caused unprecedented destruction, and a toxic combination of government neglect and socioeconomic inequality turned a crisis into a tragedy. But among the rubble, there is hope. We’re Still Here Ya Bastards presents an extraordinary panoramic look at

This Week In Books (12/28 – 01/03):

This Week In Books (12/28 – 01/03):

New and still going on WRBH! Up this week is… Best Selling Fiction –  TESLA: A PORTRAIT WITH MASKS by Vladimir Pistalo and Bogdan Rakic and read by Charlotte Travioso (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!)-  WE’RE STILL HERE YA BASTARDS: HOW THE PEOPLE OF NEW ORLEANS REBUILT THEIR CITY by Roberta Brandes Gratz and read by

This Week In Original Programming (12/02 – 12/06): Poet and LSU Director of Creative Writing Laura Mullen and Alan Raphael of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans

This Week In Original Programming (12/02 – 12/06): Poet and LSU Director of Creative Writing Laura Mullen and Alan Raphael of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans

What’s new this week on WRBH’s original programming? Check it out! PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Airs on Wednesday at 4PM and again on Sunday at 7:30AM. Host Lyn Koppel sits down with Alan Raphael, Marketing Outreach Manager at the National WWII Museum here in New Orleans. Find out more about him and the museum here. NOLA BY

This Week In Books (11/30 – 12/06)

This Week In Books (11/30 – 12/06)

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!) –  KNOCKING ON HEAVEN’S DOOR: THE PATH TO A BETTER WAY OF DEATH by Katy Butler and read by Naomi Orlansky (M-F 9AM-10AM;

The Wind In The Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken

The Wind In The Reeds: A Storm, A Play, and the City That Would Not Be Broken

FEATURED BOOK OFF THE SHELF: “From acclaimed actor and producer Wendell Pierce, an insightful and poignant portrait of family, New Orleans and the transforming power of art.   On the morning of August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina barreled into New Orleans, devastating many of the city’s neighborhoods, including Pontchartrain Park, the home of Wendell Pierce’s

This Week in Original Programming (8/26 – 8/30): Councilmember Latoya Cantrell, Author and Playwright John Biguenet, and Willa Jean Bakery’s Chef Kelly Fields and

This Week in Original Programming (8/26 – 8/30): Councilmember Latoya Cantrell, Author and Playwright John Biguenet, and Willa Jean Bakery’s Chef Kelly Fields and

What’s new this week on WRBH’s original programming? Check it out! PUBLIC AFFAIRS: Airs on Wednesday at 4PM and again on Sunday at 7:30AM. Lyn Koppel is joined by New Orleans Councilmember Latoya Cantrell of District B for the first segment of WRBH’s ongoing “State of the District” series. We’ll hopefully be bringing more of

Katrina Oral Histories Series Airs on WRBH

Katrina Oral Histories Series Airs on WRBH

Written by Sarah Holtz For the past three months, we’ve recorded a collection of stories from individuals in our community about their experiences during and following Hurricane Katrina, the levee breach, and the ensuing flood. To honor the ten years that have passed since the storm, we’re presenting these stories in a special broadcast, in

This Week In Books (8/24 – 8/30)

This Week In Books (8/24 – 8/30)

New and still going on WRBH! Up this week is… Best Selling Fiction (NEW!) – GOD HELP THE CHILD by Toni Morrison and read by Carolyn Cornia (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!)- ALL THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE by Matt Bai and read by Peter Spera (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM) Book Off The

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A Gentleman in Moscow

A Gentleman in Moscow

Featured Best-Selling Fiction Monday – Friday @ 9am-10pm / 10pm – 11pm The mega-bestseller with more than 1.5 million readers that is soon to be a major television series One of five Summer 2019 reading picks by Bill Gates “The novel buzzes with the energy of numerous adventures, love affairs, [and] twists of fate.” —The

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