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Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

FEATURED NON-FICTION: “The incredible tale of how ambitious oil rivals Marcus Samuel, Jr., and Henri Deterding joined forces to topple the Standard Oil empire   Marcus Samuel, Jr., is an unorthodox Jewish merchant trader. Henri Deterding is a take-no-prisoners oilman. In 1889, John D. Rockefeller is at the peak of his power. Having annihilated all

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

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler’s Men

FEATURED NON-FICTION “The shocking story of how America became one of the world’s safest postwar havens for Nazis Thousands of Nazis — from concentration camp guards to high-level officers in the Third Reich — came to the United States after World War II and quietly settled into new lives. They had little trouble getting in.

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Featured Great Literature “Tom Wolfe began The Right Stuff at a time when it was unfashionable to contemplate American heroism. Nixon had left the White House in disgrace, the nation was reeling from the catastrophe of Vietnam, and in 1979–the year the book appeared–Americans were being held hostage by Iranian militants. Yet it was exactly

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This Tender Land

This Tender Land

Featured Best-Selling Fiction Monday – Friday @ 9am-10am / 10pm – 11pm / 3:30am – 4:30am   “If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you’ll love This Tender Land…This story is as big-hearted as they come.” —Parade The unforgettable story of four orphans who travel the Mississippi River on a life-changing odyssey during the Great Depression. In the

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