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Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

Zika: The Emerging Epidemic

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “A gripping narrative about the origins and spread of the Zika virus by New York Times science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. Until recently, Zika—once considered a mild disease—was hardly a cause for global panic. But as early as August 2015, doctors in northeast Brazil began to notice a trend: many mothers who

This Week on WRBH: Books  (6/15 – 6/21)

This Week on WRBH: Books (6/15 – 6/21)

                  Starting with this post, we’ll be announcing our books for the coming week every Monday morning. Feel free to leave comments and let us know your thoughts! Best Selling Fiction – LILA by Marilynne Robinson (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM) Best Seller Non- Fiction – THE INNOVATORS by

Flood of Lies

Flood of Lies

Featured Non-Fiction Defending Hurricane Katrina’s most notorious couple. In the media storm that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005, nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano were vilified for allegedly causing the deaths of 35 residents of St. Rita’s Nursing Home in low-lying St. Bernard Parish. This book, written by the lawyer who defended them, reveals

Flash Boys

Flash Boys

FEATURED NON-FICTION Flash Boys is about a small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and that, post–financial crisis, the markets have become not more free but less, and more controlled by the big Wall Street banks. Working at different firms,

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir

FEATURED NON-FICTION Lawson’s long-suffering husband and sweet daughter help her uncover the surprising discovery that the most terribly human moments—the ones we want to pretend never happened—are the very same moments that make us the people we are today. For every intellectual misfit who thought they were the only ones to think the things that

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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Featured Best-Selling Non-Fiction Monday – Friday @ 6am-7am / 2pm – 3pm / 1:30am – 2:30am The essential journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Award-winning journalist Masha Gessen’s understanding of the events and forces

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