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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

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Rice #205
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Rice, a book of poems by African-American teacher/poet Nikky Finney of Lexington. A 2000 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Affrilachia #304
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Affrilachia, a collection of poems by Frank X Walker. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, April 20 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions #404
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Maurice Manning's Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions, a cycle of poems that takes the reader on a wild ride through the life of a man of the rural South. The book won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 2001. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, April 27 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, April 27 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, May 1 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Horse of a Different Color #505
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Horse of a Different Color by Jim Squires, the retired newspaper editor who bred 2001 Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos. A 2003 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, May 4 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 4 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Aunt Jane of Kentucky #306
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Bowling Green native Eliza Calvert Hall's 1907 collection of stories. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, May 11 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 11 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, May 15 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Payne Hollow: Life on the Fringe of Society #406
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Harlan and Anna Hubbard's simple life on the Ohio River in Trimble County. Eschewing electricity, telephones, and other trappings of the 20th century, the Hubbards tended their garden, fished the river, and lived lives akin to those of settlers a century earlier. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, May 18 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 18 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming Hell's Angels #407
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Louisville native Hunter S. Thompson's inside look at the infamous motorcycle gang. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, May 25 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, May 25 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, May 29 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.

  • KETKY Thursday, June 5 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.

  • KETKY Thursday, June 12 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Bean Trees #305
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Barbara Kingsolver's first novel, the story of a young Kentucky woman who grows up as she moves west and meets many unexpected challenges. A 2001 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, June 19 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Dancing on the Edge of the Roof #610
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Sheila Williams' debut novel, Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, which follows a "pre-menopausal African American woman with three grown, deadbeat children" as she starts her life anew in Montana. A 2004 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! It Was the Goodness of the Place #607
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Lucinda Dixon Sullivan's debut novel, It Was the Goodness of the Place, a story of love, madness, murder, and redemption set in a fictional Kentucky town. A 2004 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, July 3 at 6:30 pm EDT
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