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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! 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.

  • 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

Closed CaptionedKentucky ProgrammingWatch Online! Appalachian Home Cooking: History, Culture, and Recipes #810
Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Pikeville College professor Mark F. Sohn's book of recipes and culinary history, which traces how food traditions in Appalachia developed over two centuries of miners' and schoolkids' lunches, church picnics, Sunday dinners, and family reunions. A 2006 KET production.

  • KETKY Thursday, December 11 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, December 14 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 14 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, December 18 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, December 21 at 6:30 am EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 21 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, December 25 at 6:30 pm EST

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 EST
  • KET2 Sunday, December 28 at 11:30 pm EST

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 EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 4 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 8 at 6:30 pm EST

Closed CaptionedKentucky Programming 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 EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 11 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 15 at 6:30 pm EST

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 EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 18 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 22 at 6:30 pm EST

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 EST
  • KET2 Sunday, January 25 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KETKY Thursday, January 29 at 6:30 pm EST
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