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Web site: http://www.ket.org/bookclub/

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Host Bill Goodman and a regular panel of bookclub readers discuss contemporary and classic books by Kentucky authors, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. This KET production is designed to create a statewide community of readers and to raise awareness of the wealth of literary talent Kentucky has produced in the last century.

TV Schedule

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! What My Heart Wants To Tell #701
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Verna Mae Slone's extraordinary personal family history, set in the hills around Caney Creek in Knott County in the early years of the 20th century. A 2005 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 18 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Creeker: A Woman's Journey #303
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Linda Scott DeRosier's Creeker: A Woman's Journey, a humorous and poignant memoir of an educated and cultured woman who came of age in Appalachia. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, December 25 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Home and Beyond #403
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss a collection of short stories by Kentucky authors compiled and edited by Morris Grubbs. Tales by Bobbie Ann Mason, Barbara Kingsolver, Jesse Stuart, Wendell Berry, Robert Penn Warren, Guy Davenport, and others explore the tension between the longing to leave home to explore what is beyond the familiar and the yearning to return to those comforting roots. A KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, December 28 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, December 28 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Midnight Magic #107
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Western Kentucky native Bobbie Ann Mason's book of short stories about characters emerging from a rural way of life that is fast disappearing. A 1999 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, January 4 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, January 4 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, January 8 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Scissors, Paper, Rock #106
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Fenton Johnson's novel, which explores the loving ties and hidden fault lines within an extended Kentucky family. A KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, January 15 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Secrets of a Fire King #102
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Lexington author Kim Edwards' collection of short stories. A KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, January 18 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, January 18 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, January 22 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Blackberries, Blackberries #309
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Crystal Wilkinson's Blackberries, Blackberries, a book of short stories based on her experiences as an African American growing up in rural Kentucky. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, January 25 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, January 25 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Come and Go, Molly Snow #108
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Mary Ann Taylor-Hall's novel Come and Go, Molly Snow, about the struggles of a female musician trying to make it in a bluegrass band while coping with the tragic loss of her daughter. A 1999 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 1 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, February 1 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, February 5 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Icy Sparks #206
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Gwyn Hyman Rubio's novel Icy Sparks, the story of a young girl with Tourette syndrome growing up in Appalachia. A 2000 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 8 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, February 8 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, February 12 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Ruby River #508
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Lynn Pruett's debut novel, which pits the proprietress of an Alabama truck stop against a Pentecostal minister. A 2003 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 15 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, February 15 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, February 19 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven #706
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Karen Salyer McElmurray's first novel, an intense and gloomy multigenerational tale set in the hills around Inez. A 2005 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 22 at 6:30 am Eastern Standard Time
  • KET2 Sunday, February 22 at 11:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • KETKY Thursday, February 26 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time
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