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Day|Feature|Frequency :--:|:--:|:--: Monday|Weekly|What Books Are You Reading This Week? April 24, 2017 Tuesday|1st of the month|New Releases April 2017 Wednesday|Every other week|Genre Discussion: Favorite Environmental Nonfiction: April 2017 Wednesday|Every other week|Literature of the World: Literature of South Africa: April 2017 Friday|Weekly|Weekly Recommendation Thread for the week of April 21, 2017 Sunday|Weekly|Weekly FAQ Thread April 23 2017: What are the best reading positions?


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| | | :-:|:-:|:-: Apr 27 - 1:30pm|Tom WainWright|Author of Narconomics Apr 28 - 3pm|Simon Van Booy|Author of Father's Day May 01 - 12pm|Sharon Lee & Steve Miller|Author of The Gathering Edge May 02 - 12:30|Chelsea Mueller|Author of Borrowed Souls May 03 - |Alexander Finbow & Nyco Rudoplh|Author of When Big Bears Invade In The Coming Weeks | |Taran Matharu, Jan-Philipp Sendker, Donna Galanti, Jacob Sager Weinstein, Rebecca Skloot, Michael Johnston, Rachel Dunne

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