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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

Closed Captioned Stein's A Sudden Light #422 [TV-G]
The author's new novel centers on four generations of a once wealthy and influential timber family who have fallen from grace.

  • KET2 Monday, August 31 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Joyce Carol Oates' The Sacrifice #421 [TV-G]
The author illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, and power on innocent lives.

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

Closed Captioned Dennis Lehane's World Gone By #423 [TV-G]
Bestselling author Dennis Lehane vividly recreates the rise of the mob during a world at war.

  • KET2 Monday, September 7 at 1:00 pm EDT

Closed Captioned Peter Coyote's The Rainman's Third Cure #418 [TV-G]
Actor Peter Coyote's energetic, reflective, and intelligent memoir is the way out of the box.

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

Closed Captioned Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale #424 [TV-G]
Set during World War II, Hannah tells the stories of two sisters, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France.

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

Closed Captioned David Brooks, Road to Character #501 [TV-G]

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

Closed Captioned David Treuer's Prudence #425 [TV-G]
Powerful and wholly original, Treuer delivers a story of desire, loss, and the search for connection.

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

David McCullough, The Wright Brothers #502 [TV-G]

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

Closed Captioned Kazuo Ishiguro's The Buried Giant #426 [TV-G]
Ishiguro's first novel in a decade tells a luminous story that is savage, mysterious, and moving.

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

William T. Vollman, The Dying Grass #503 [TV-G]
William T. Vollmann tells the story of the Nez Perce War and discusses his unique research style.

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

Neal Stephenson Seveneves #427 [TV-G]
Heart-wrenching and humorous, Macdonald provides an unflinching account of bereavement.

  • KET2 Monday, October 5 at 1:00 pm EDT

Helen MacDonald, H Is for Hawk #504 [TV-G]
After her father's death, Helen Macdonald decided to train a goshawk to help her cope with her loss.

  • KET Tuesday, October 6 at 2:30 am EDT

Frank Bruni's Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be #428 [TV-G]
The author provides a new perspective on the deeply flawed competition of college admissions.

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

Don Winslow, The Cartel #505 [TV-G]
Novelist Don Winslow continues his tale of the horrendous acts of the Mexican drug cartels.

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

Closed Captioned Terrance Hayes' How to Be Drawn #429 [TV-G]
In How to Be Drawn, his daring fifth collection, Terrance Hayes explores how we see and are seen.

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

Salman Rushdie, Two Years, Eight Months, 28 Nights: A Novel #506 [TV-G]
Salman Rushdie's novel is a masterpiece about the age-old conflicts that remain in today's world.

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

Closed Captioned #430 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Monday, October 26 at 1:00 pm EST

Erica Jong, Fear of Dying #507 [TV-G]
Poet and novelist Erica Jong gives a powerful, new perspective on the next phase of women's lives.

  • KET Tuesday, October 27 at 2:30 am EST
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