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Web site: http://www.wellreadtv.com

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Host Terry Tazioli discusses the latest books and has conversations with noted authors. Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn recommends related authors and other reading material.

TV Schedule

Sam Kean, The Violinist's Thumb #202 [TV-G]
Sam Kean explores the fascinating world of DNA, proposing that human genetics is responsible for qualities ranging from musical talent to skin tone to Einstein's genius.

  • KET2 Monday, April 14 at 1:00 pm EDT

Guy Gavriel Kay, River of Stars #308 [TV-G]
The fantasy fiction writer discusses his epic of prideful emperors and nomadic invasions.

  • KET Tuesday, April 15 at 2:30 am EDT

Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell #203 [TV-G]
The latest in Richelle Mead's Bloodline series features a teen hiding the existence of vampires.

  • KET2 Monday, April 21 at 1:00 pm EDT

Christa Parravani, Her #309 [TV-G]
A heart-wrenching memoir of the author's struggle after losing her identical twin sister to suicide.

  • KET Tuesday, April 22 at 2:30 am EDT

Frederick Hoxie, This Indian Country #204 [TV-G]
Prominent historian Frederick Hoxie traces the history and heroes of Indian political activism.

  • KET2 Monday, April 28 at 1:00 pm EDT

Niel James Brown, The Boys in the Boat #310 [TV-G]
A ragtag group of young Americans rowed to gold at the 1936 Olympics, right in the face of Hitler.

  • KET Tuesday, April 29 at 2:30 am EDT

Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie #205 [TV-G]
Ayana Mathis' novel follows the lives of Hattie Shepherd and her 12 children.

  • KET2 Monday, May 5 at 1:00 pm EDT

Lee Child, Never Go Back #311 [TV-G]
In Child's latest thriller, Jack Reacher lands in Virginia to find his old headquarters in an uproar, Susan Turner in jail, and lawyers on his tail.

  • KET Tuesday, May 6 at 2:30 am EDT

Michael Moss, Salt Sugar Fat #206 [TV-G]
Michael Moss delves into the world of processed foods, where armies of chemists invent foods designed to target the public's "bliss point. "

  • KET2 Monday, May 12 at 1:00 pm EDT

Jeff Guinn, Manson #312 [TV-G]
Through first-ever interviews with Manson's sister and others, Guinn offers new insights into the horrific murders committed by Charles Manson and his "family."

  • KET Tuesday, May 13 at 2:30 am EDT

Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruins #207 [TV-G]
In Jess Walter's acclaimed novel, the lives of his protagonists match the title of the book.

  • KET2 Monday, May 19 at 1:00 pm EDT

Ivan Doig, Sweet Thunder #313 [TV-G]
In Doig's latest novel, journalist Morrie Morgan takes on the Anaconda Copper Mining Company.

  • KET Tuesday, May 20 at 2:30 am EDT

Jayne Ann Krentz, Amanda Quick: The Mystery Woman #208 [TV-G]
In Jayne Ann Krentz' latest paranormal romance novel, detective Beatrice Lockwood encounters a mad scientist with an ancient Egyptian potion for reviving the dead.

  • KET2 Monday, May 26 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned David Laskin, The Family #314 [TV-G]
The founding of Israel, the Holocaust, and Maidenform feature into the genealogy of Laskin's family.

  • KET Tuesday, May 27 at 2:30 am EDT

Gretel Ghrlich, Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of a Tsunami #209 [TV-G]
Gretel Ehrlich chronicles stories of devastation, heartbreak, and human resilience in Japan's 2011 tsunami.

  • KET2 Monday, June 2 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Rebecca Eaton, Making Masterpiece #315 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 3 at 2:30 am EDT

Ivan Doig, The Bartender's Tale #210 [TV-G]
Ivan Doig's latest novel concerns a young boy growing up in rural Montana.

  • KET2 Monday, June 9 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Laurie King, The Bones of Paris #316 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 10 at 2:30 am EDT

Julie Otsuka, The Buddha in the Attic #211 [TV-G]
Julie Otsuka's novel tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as "picture brides" nearly a century ago.

  • KET2 Monday, June 16 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Bob Shacochis, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul #317 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 17 at 2:30 am EDT

Jonathan Evison, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving #212 [TV-G]
Jonathan Evison's poignant and humorous novel follows Ben, the caregiver to a petulant teen struggling with muscular dystrophy.

  • KET2 Monday, June 23 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Paul Harding, Enon #318 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 24 at 2:30 am EDT

Manil Suri, The City of Devil #213 [TV-G]
Sarita searches for her physicist husband in Mumbai, emptied by the threat of nuclear annihilation, in Manil Suri's searing love story.

  • KET2 Monday, June 30 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Elizabeth George, Just One Evil Act #319 [TV-G]
Inspector Thomas Lynley pursues a case of child abduction and murder from England to Italy and back.

  • KET Tuesday, July 1 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Langdon Cook, The Mushroom Hunters #320 [TV-G]
Landon Cook takes readers inside the "Wild West" subculture of mushroom hunters.

  • KET Tuesday, July 8 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Mark Helprin, In Sunlight and In Shadow #321 [TV-G]
Helprin's novel is a powerful love story and battle against the mafia, played out on the grand stage of post-WWII New York City.

  • KET Tuesday, July 15 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Debbie Macomber, Starry Night #322 [TV-G]
Big-city society columnist Carrie Slayton journeys to the Alaskan wilderness for the story of a lifetime and finds love.

  • KET Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Jonathan Lethem, Dissident Gardens #323 [TV-G]
An American communist and an activist, mother and daughter, antagonize and love each other in Lethem's latest novel.

  • KET Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Elizabeth Gilbert, The Sig. of All Things #324 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Garrison Keillor, O What A Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic and Profound #325 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

Closed Captioned Amy Tan, The Valley of Amazemen #326 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#327 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#328 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#329 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#330 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#331 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#332 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#333 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#334 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#335 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 2:30 am EDT

#336 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#337 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#338 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#339 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#340 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#341 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#342 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#343 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#344 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#345 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2:30 am EST

#346 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#347 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#348 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#349 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#350 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#351 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#352 [TV-RE]

  • KET Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 2:30 am EST
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