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New Orleans: A Food Biography (One Book One New Orleans 2018 Selection)

New Orleans: A Food Biography (One Book One New Orleans 2018 Selection)

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “Named One Book One New Orleans’s 2018 Selection  Beignets, Po’ Boys, gumbo, jambalaya, Antoine’s. New Orleans’ celebrated status derives in large measure from its incredibly rich food culture, based mainly on Creole and Cajun traditions. At last, this world-class destination has its own food biography. Elizabeth M. Williams, a New Orleans native and

Counting Descent (One Book One New Orleans 2017 Selection)

Counting Descent (One Book One New Orleans 2017 Selection)

  “Clint Smith’s debut poetry collection, Counting Descent, is a coming of age story that seeks to complicate our conception of lineage and tradition.   Smith explores the cognitive dissonance that results from belonging to a community that unapologetically celebrates black humanity while living in a world that often renders blackness a caricature of fear.

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

This Week In Original Programming (03/02 – 03/06): One Book One New Orleans Book Announcement, Author Sunil Yapa, and Anna Timmerman from Xavier University’s Agrowtopia

This Week In Original Programming (03/02 – 03/06): One Book One New Orleans Book Announcement, Author Sunil Yapa, and Anna Timmerman from Xavier University’s Agrowtopia

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. This week we welcome on One Book One New Orleans Co-Project Leader Megan Holt to speak about the campaign for 2016 and announce the chosen book for this year. There’s also

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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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