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Weekly Schedule 06/06 – 06/12

Weekly Schedule 06/06 – 06/12

BOOKS ON AIR: Best Selling Non-Fiction: TAKING BACK EDEN written by Oliver Houck Great Literature: THE BELLY OF PARIS written by Emile Zola Best Selling Fiction: ANTKIND written by Charlie Kaufman Contemporary Classics: HELL AT THE BREECH written by Tom Franklin  The Book off the Shelf:  THE SUMMER OF BEER AND WHISKEY written by Edward Achorn Little Free Library Book: DEAD

Weekly Schedule for 11/15 – 11/21

Weekly Schedule for 11/15 – 11/21

BOOKS ON AIR: Best Selling Non-Fiction: THE FUTURE IS HISTORY: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia written by Marsha Gessen Great Literature: ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST written by Ken Kesey Best Selling Fiction: THE AGE O9F MIRACLES written by Karen Thompson Walker Contemporary Classics: THE SECRET HISTORY written by Donna Tart The Book off the Shelf: COMET’S TALE written by Steven

WRBH is back On-Air!

As of yesterday afternoon, power and broadcasting capabilities have been restored at WRBH. However we are still not 100% operational as our staff and volunteers are displaced throughout the country due to Hurricane Ida. So, for this week (09/05 – 09/12), we will be re-airing all programs and book segments that aired the week preceding

Alternate Schedule for 04/27 – 05/03

Weekday Book 1: BORN TO RUN written by Christopher McDougal (ending Monday)and starting Tuesday…EDWIN EDWARDS: GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA written by Leo HoneycuttMon- Fri  6:00am – 9:00am THE NEWSPAPER OF THE AIRMon-Sun 9:00am – 10:00am Book 2: AT THE EXISTENTIALIST CAFE written by Sarah BakewellMon-Fri 10:00am – 11:00am Staff Picks | Magazine Rack | Margie’s Sci-Fi | WSJ

Alternative Schedule for 04/06 – 04/12

Weekday Book 1: THE FUTILITARIANS written by Anne GislesonMon- Fri  6:00am – 9:00am THE NEWSPAPER OF THE AIRMon-Sun 9:00am – 10:00am Book 2: CUBA ON MY MIND written by Roman de la CampaMon-Fri 10:00am – 11:00am Staff Picks | Magazine Rack | Margie’s Sci-Fi | WSJ | GroceriesMon-Fri 11:00am – 12:00pm Replay of THE NEWSPAPER OF THE AIRMon-Sun

This Week on WRBH (12/23 – 12/29)

This Week on WRBH (12/23 – 12/29)

Special Christmas Eve & Day Broadcasts: Christmas Eve Book # 1: THE MISTLETOE MURDER: AND OTHER STORIES written by P.D. James and read by Charlotte Travieso (Tues 1PM-5PM; Wed 2AM-6AM) Christmas Eve Book # 2: SILENT NIGHT: THE REMARKABLE CHRISTMAS TRUCE OF 1914 written by Stanley Weintraub and read by Charlotte Travieso (Tues 6PM – Wed 1:30a)

WRBH Blog: A Saturday Matinee at NOCCA (with Video!)

WRBH Blog: A Saturday Matinee at NOCCA (with Video!)

Brothers from the Bottom Meets The Blind Community written by David Benedetto  *** This past Saturday, the WRBH staff gathered at a table in the lobby of NOCCA’s Lupin Theatre and paced around the echo-prone lobby.  Our eyes were glued to the torrent of rain and wind that had decidedly settled over the city so

Blog: WRBH and Wendell Pierce Come Together To Help Blind Community

Blog: WRBH and Wendell Pierce Come Together To Help Blind Community

Wendell Pierce invites local blind community to his upcoming play with free tickets                      Actor Wendell Pierce is inviting the local blind community to enjoy his upcoming play Brothers from the Bottom with free tickets to the June 27th matinee performance. Pierce generously donated 100 tickets to WRBH 88.3 FM

WRBH Volunteer Spotlight: Geoff Worden

WRBH Volunteer Spotlight: Geoff Worden

Written by Sarah Holtz                       For our new podcast segment, “WRBH Volunteer of the Month,” I sat down with Geoff Worden, to talk with him about his experiences as a beloved on-air reader, proud father, and wine wayfarer.   How long have you been reading

WRBH Blog: Meet Shaun Johnson…Officially

WRBH Blog: Meet Shaun Johnson…Officially

Q&A (Pt.1) – Introducing Shaun Johnson                     While brainstorming topics for this weekly blog, we came up with the idea to highlight the new staff members we’ve added to our team in the past couple of months. We also realized that we had never gotten to

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‘The Beauty of Dusk: On Vision Lost and Found’ by Frank Bruni

‘The Beauty of Dusk: On Vision Lost and Found’ by Frank Bruni

Featured Non-Fiction Monday – Friday @ 6am-7am / 2pm – 3pm / 1:30am – 2:30am From New York Times columnist and bestselling author Frank Bruni comes a wise and moving memoir about aging, affliction, and optimism after partially losing his eyesight. One morning in late 2017, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni woke up with strangely blurred vision. He

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