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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! Yates Paul, His Grand Flights, His Tootings #502
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss James Baker Hall's coming-of-age novel, which unfolds through the eyes of 13-year-old Yates Paul. A 2003 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Kentuckiana #307
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss author Johnny Payne's novel Kentuckiana, a darkly funny portrait of a dysfunctional Lexington family in the 1960s and '70s. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, September 28 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, September 28 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming The Man Who Fell to Earth #401
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Kentuckian Walter Tevis' science fiction novel about an extraterrestrial who visits Earth on a mission of mercy but finds loneliness and despair instead. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, October 5 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 5 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Edgar Cayce: An American Prophet #410
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Sidney D. Kirkpatrick's biography of the Kentucky-born psychic—a simple man born with a complex gift who struggled to reconcile his deeply felt Christianity with his own mysterious abilities and whose work and writings still influence millions today. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, October 12 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 12 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 16 at 6:30 pm EDT

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! No Good Deed #210
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss No Good Deed, a mystery by Lexingtonian Lynn S. Hightower. A KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, October 19 at 6:30 am EDT
  • KET2 Sunday, October 19 at 11:30 pm EDT
  • KETKY Thursday, October 23 at 6:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Ghosts of Old Louisville #809
Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss David Dominé's book about a picturesque Victorian neighborhood where unexplained occurrences abound in grand old mansions. A 2006 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, October 26 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, October 26 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Modern Medea: A Family Story of Slavery and Child-Murder from the Old South #501
Host Bill Goodman and a regular panel of readers discuss Steven Weisenburger's biography of Margaret Garner, a runaway slave mother who murdered her child rather than have her returned to servitude. The story was the real-life inspiration for Toni Morrison's Beloved. A KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 2 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 2 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Deaf Hearing Boy: A Memoir #803
Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss R.H. Miller's memoir of his childhood and adolescence as the oldest of four hearing boys born to deaf parents. A 2006 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 9 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 9 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, November 13 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Thomas Merton: Essential Writings #512
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss editor Christine Bochen's sampler of the writings of Thomas Merton, who lived and worked at the Abbey of Gethsemani in Nelson County. A KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 16 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 16 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 pm EST

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Short of the Glory #211
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Tracy Campbell's biography of the brilliant Kentucky politician Edward F. Prichard Jr. A 2000 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, November 23 at 11:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Aging with Grace #405
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss University of Kentucky researcher David Snowdon's report on health, hygiene, and Alzheimer's disease among elder members of an order of Catholic nuns, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. A 2002 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, November 30 at 6:30 am EST
  • KETKY Thursday, December 4 at 6:30 pm EST
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