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This Week In Books (01/16 – 01/22)

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Best Selling Fiction (NEW!) –  BEFORE THE FALL by Noah Hawley and, starting Wednesday, THE ORENDA by Joseph Boyden and read by Rosanna Shepherd (M-F 11AM-12PM; 9:30PM-10:30PM)

Best Seller Non- Fiction (NEW!) –  PIT BULL: THE BATTLE OVER AN AMERICAN ICON by Bronwen Dickey and read by Natalia Gonzalez and, starting Wednesday, BARBARIAN DAYS: A SURFING LIFE by William Finnegan and read by Ellen Hazard (M-F 9AM-10AM; 7PM-8PM)

Book Off The Shelf  –  CHASING THE SCREAM: THE FIRST AND LAST DAYS OF THE WAR ON DRUGS by Johann Hari and read by Margie Kollis (M-F 2:30PM-3PM; 10:30PM-11PM)

Great Literature –  LES MISERABLES by Victor Hugo and read by Charlotte Travioso (M-F 8PM-9PM)

Midday Short Story  – THE BEST OF ROALD DAHL (MTThF at 12:30PM-1PM)

Midday Poetry  – THE COLLECTED POEMS OF RICHARD WILBUR (W at 12:30PM-1PM)

Biographies  (NEW!) –  SHAKESPEARE: A LIFE by Peter Ackroyd and, starting at the end of the week, EXCELLENT DAUGHTERS: THE SECRET LIVES OF YOUNG WOMEN WHO ARE TRANSFORMING THE ARAB WORLD by Katherine Zoepf (M-F 2PM-2:30PM)

YA Literature  –  A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS by Lemony Snicket (M-Sun 9PM-9:30PM)

Crescent City Chronicles  –  WIN THE RACE OR DIE TRYING: UNCLE EARL’S LAST HURRAH by Jack McGuire (Sat 5PM-6PM)

Sci-Fi and Fantasy – SCIENCE FICTION HALL OF FAME: SHORT STORIES (Th 1AM-2AM; Sun 10PM-11PM)

Tales of Terror  – BAG OF BONES by Stephen King (W 12AM-1AM; Sat 1AM-2AM)

Monday Mystery  – THE DARKEST SECRET by Alex Marwood (T 12AM-2AM)

Thrilling Thursday – THE TEETH OF THE TIGER by Tom Clancy (F 12AM-1AM)

Spanish – A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES (La conjura de los necios) by John Kennedy O’Toole and read by Salvador  (Sat & Sun 6PM) 

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