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This Week In Books (09/12 – 09/18)

This Week In Books (09/12 – 09/18)

Best Selling Fiction   –  GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck and read by Cameron Gamble (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!) – THE BABY DOLLS: BREAKING RACE AND GENDER BARRIERS OF THE NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS TRADITION by Kim Vaz-Deville and read by Charlotte Travioso and, starting Thursday, ZIKA: AN EMERGING EPIDEMIC by Donald

The Baby Dolls: Breaking The Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition

The Baby Dolls: Breaking The Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition

FEATURED NON-FICTION: This year’s One Book One New Orleans selection!  “One of the first women’s organizations to “mask” in a Mardi Gras parade, the “Million Dollar Baby Dolls” redefined the New Orleans carnival tradition. Tracing their origins from Storyville brothels and dance halls to their re-emergence in post-Katrina New Orleans, author Kim Vaz uncovers the

New Audio Portraits Episode: Shannon Paxton of the Wild Tchoupitoulas Baby Dolls

New Audio Portraits Episode: Shannon Paxton of the Wild Tchoupitoulas Baby Dolls

Audio Portraits is back! David Benedetto sits down with Shannon Paxton (AKA Queen Baby Doll Chocolate of the Wild Tchoupitoulas Baby Dolls) to talk about her experiences as a Baby Doll and what she loves about it. Also, in the conversation is Dr. Kim Vaz-Deville, author of the One Book One New Orleans 2016 selection The Baby

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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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