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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 Programming Touch Wood #811
Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss a collection of short stories by Joe Ashby Porter that offers a mix of realistic and fabulist fictions, all reflecting Porter's keen sense of the unusual and the ironic. A 2007 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Nathan Coulter #411
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Wendell Berry's 1960 novel, a portrayal of a boy's coming-of-age in rural Kentucky that was the genesis of a long-running series of books and stories about the fictional town of Port William. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 2 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 2 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 6 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Natural Man #105
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss author Ed McClanahan's comic coming-of-age novel set in a small Kentucky town. A 1999 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 9 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 13 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Storming Heaven #104
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Denise Giardina's historical novel about labor struggles in the coal fields. A 1999 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 16 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 16 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 20 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! A Yellow Raft in Blue Water #711
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Michael Dorris' best-selling multi-generational tale of three Native American women. A 2005 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 23 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 23 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, August 27 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lonesome Road #805
Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Martha Bennett Stiles' novel about a mother whose child has been kidnapped. A 2006 KET production taped before a live audience at the London branch of the Laurel County Public Library.

  • KET2 Sunday, August 30 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, August 30 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 3 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Of Woods and Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader #806
Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss an anthology edited by Ron Ellis that celebrates the Kentucky outdoors by bringing together fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from many of the state's most famous writers. A 2006 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 6 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 6 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 9 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Come Back to the Farm #412
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss a collection of short stories by Jesse Stuart. The 16 stories reflect the essence of Appalachia, portraying the pioneer spirit, self-reliance, and humor of the hill people of Stuart's homeland. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 13 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 13 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 16 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Water Street #509
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Crystal E. Wilkinson's second collection of short stories. A 2003 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 20 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 20 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 23 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Drinking Coffee Elsewhere #603
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Drinking Coffee Elsewhere, former Louisvillian ZZ Packer's debut story collection. A 2004 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 27 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 27 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Wednesday, September 30 at 1:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 1 at 6:30 pm EDT
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