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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! The Memory Keeper's Daughter #801
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Kim Edwards' debut novel about fraternal twins—a healthy boy and a girl with Down syndrome. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Wednesday, February 3 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 4 at 6:30 pm EST

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! All the King's Men #301
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, All the King's Men, based on the life of Huey Long. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 7 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 7 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, February 10 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 11 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Way West #712
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss A.B. Guthrie Jr.'s adventurous and insightful tale of the Western passage and the pioneer spirit. A 2005 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 14 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 14 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, February 17 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 pm EST

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Dollmaker #202
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Harriette Simpson Arnow's classic novel The Dollmaker, about an Eastern Kentucky family's move north in search of wartime jobs. A 2000 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 21 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 21 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, February 24 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, February 25 at 6:30 pm EST

Kentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! The Healing #110
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Lexington author Gayl Jones' novel The Healing, the story of a young woman whose life is changed when she discovers that she has the gift of healing. A 1999 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, February 28 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, February 28 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 2 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 3 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Clear Springs #312
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Kentucky author Bobbie Ann Mason's memoir Clear Springs, a narrative about three generations of her Western Kentucky farm family and a way of life that has all but disappeared. A 2001 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, March 6 at 6:30 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 9 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 pm EST

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, March 13 at 6:30 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 16 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 17 at 6:30 pm EST

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.

  • KET2 Sunday, March 20 at 6:30 am EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 23 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 24 at 6:30 pm EST

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, March 27 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, March 27 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Wednesday, March 30 at 1:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, March 31 at 6:30 pm EST

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 3 at 11:30 pm EDT

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Rafting Rise #604
Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Joe Survant's Rafting Rise, a collection of narrative poems set in Southcentral Kentucky's Rough, Green, and Ohio river basins in 1916 and '17. A 2004 KET production.

  • KET2 Sunday, April 10 at 11:30 pm EDT

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.

  • KET2 Sunday, April 17 at 11:30 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 24 at 11:30 pm EDT
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