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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

Elizabeth Gilbert, The Sig. of All Things #324 [TV-G]
Gilbert's novel follows brilliant botanist Alma Whittaker on a voyage of science and desire.

  • KET2 Monday, December 15 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Nicholas Kristof, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity #403 [TV-G]

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

Garrison Keillor, O What A Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic and Profound #325 [TV-G]
The celebrated radio host of A Prairie Home Companion has written his first poetry collection.

  • KET2 Monday, December 22 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks #404 [TV-G]

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

Closed Captioned Amy Tan, The Valley of Amazemen #326 [TV-G]
Another stirring novel about mother-daughter relationships from the author of The Joy Luck Club.

  • KET2 Monday, December 29 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Joseph O'neill, The Dog #405 [TV-G]
Joseph O'Neill's The Dog is one of 13 longlisted novels for this year's Man Booker Prize.

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

Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being #327 [TV-G]
A despairing Japanese teen's journal washes up on a Canadian beach, uniting its writer and reader.

  • KET2 Monday, January 5 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Dinaw Mengestu, All Our Names #332 [TV-G]
Award-winning author Mengestu presents a deep tale of Africa, immigrants, love and friendship.

  • KET Tuesday, January 6 at 2:30 am EST
  • KET2 Monday, February 9 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Armistead Maupin, The Days of Anna Madrigal #328 [TV-G]
The last book in Maupin's Tales of the City series takes on the woman at the heart of the tales.

  • KET2 Monday, January 12 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Amy Bloom, Lucky Us #406 [TV-G]
Amy Bloom is an acclaimed novelist and the co-creator of the Lifetime TV show State of Mind.

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

Closed Captioned Nicola Griffith, Hild #329 [TV-G]
Hild is a seer for her uncle, a king, amidst the violence and mysticism that was medieval England.

  • KET2 Monday, January 19 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned James McBride, The Good Lord Bird #407 [TV-G]
James McBride is one of the most critically acclaimed African American authors working today.

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

Closed Captioned Tom Nissley, A Reader's Book of Days #330 [TV-G]
Tom Nissley details fascinating trivia from the world of literature for every day of the year.

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

Closed Captioned Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time #408 [TV-G]
Popular novelist Jodi Picoult is the author of Nineteen Minutes and Change of Heart.

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

Closed Captioned Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction #331 [TV-G]
Scientist Kolbert proposes that we are in the midst of the sixth major die-off in the earth's history, this one caused by humans.

  • KET2 Monday, February 2 at 1:00 pm EST

Closed Captioned Paul Roberts, The Impulse Society: America in the Age of Instant Gratification #409 [TV-G]
Paul Roberts writes about the intersections between economics, technology, and the natural world.

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

Colm Toibin, Norah Webster #410 [TV-G]
A discussion with Irish author Colm Toibin, the prolific prize-winning author of The Master and other works.

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

Carol Cassella, Gemini #333 [TV-G]
Anesthesiologist and author Cassella explores end-of-life issues in her latest novel, a mystery set amid the world of doctors and medicine.

  • KET2 Monday, February 16 at 1:00 pm EST

Jane Smiley, Some Luck #411 [TV-G]
Novelist and essayist Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel A Thousand Acres, a retelling of Shakespeare's King Lear story on an Iowa farm.

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

Closed Captioned Anthony Doerr, All The Light We Cannot See #334 [TV-G]
A blind French girl and a German boy try to survive the devastation of World War II in this Anthony Doerr novel.

  • KET2 Monday, February 23 at 1:00 pm EST

Louise Penny, The Long Way Home #412 [TV-G]
Louise Penny is the Canadian author of a series of books featuring Chief Inspector Armand Gamache.

  • KET Tuesday, February 24 at 2:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Sam Kean, The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons #335 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Monday, March 2 at 1:00 pm EST

Bryan A. Stevenson, Just Mercy #413 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, March 3 at 2:30 am EST

Robin Oliveira, I Always Loved You #336 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Monday, March 9 at 1:00 pm EST

John Henry Lanchester, How to Speak Money #415 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, March 10 at 2:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Tom Rachman, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers #337 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Monday, March 16 at 1:00 pm EST

Anne Lammott, Small Victories #416 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, March 17 at 2:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Roz Chast, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? #338 [TV-G]
Chast's memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the loss of elderly parents.

  • KET2 Monday, March 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

William Ford Gibson, The Peripheral #417 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

Closed Captioned Joseph Boyden, The Orenda #339 [TV-G]

  • KET2 Monday, March 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

#418 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 2:30 am EST

#419 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#420 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#421 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#422 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#423 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#424 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#425 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#426 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#427 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#428 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#429 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT

#430 [TV-G]

  • KET Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 2:30 am EDT
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