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A Taste of the Sweet Apple

A Taste of the Sweet Apple

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Jo Anna Holt Watson's recollection of life on a tobacco farm in the 1940s. A 2005 KET production.
Season 7 Episode 9 Length 26:29 Premiere: 9/6/05
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bookclub@ket

About bookclub@ket

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.

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Home and Beyond

Premiered On: 03/09/2002

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.

  • Sunday June 26, 2022 11:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday June 26, 2022 10:30 pm CT on KET2

The Last Day

Premiered On: 01/04/2000

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss author Glenn Kleier's fictional thriller set at the turn of the millennium. A 2000 KET production.

  • Thursday June 30, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions

Premiered On: 04/02/2002

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.

  • Sunday July 3, 2022 11:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday July 3, 2022 10:30 pm CT on KET2

The Dollmaker

Premiered On: 02/01/2000

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.

  • Thursday July 7, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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Aging with Grace

Premiered On: 05/07/2002

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.

  • Sunday July 10, 2022 11:30 pm ET on KET2
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When Cuba Conquered Kentucky

Premiered On: 03/11/2000

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Marianne Walker's "When Cuba Conquered Kentucky," the story of the basketball team from a tiny Western Kentucky town that captured the 1952 state championship. A 2001 KET production.

  • Thursday July 14, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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Payne Hollow: Life on the Fringe of Society

Premiered On: 06/04/2002

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.

  • Sunday July 17, 2022 11:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday July 17, 2022 10:30 pm CT on KET2

Kinfolks

Premiered On: 04/04/2000

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Gurney Norman's "Kinfolks," a collection of stories about an extended Eastern Kentucky family. A 2000 KET production.

  • Thursday July 21, 2022 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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Hell's Angels

Premiered On: 07/02/2002

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Louisville native Hunter S. Thompson's inside look at the infamous motorcycle gang. A 2002 KET production.

  • Sunday July 24, 2022 11:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday July 24, 2022 10:30 pm CT on KET2
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The Same River Twice - S1 E12

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Clotel, or, The President's Daughter - S4 E2

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Shuck Beans, Stack Cakes, and Honest Fried Chicken - S1 E11

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The Man Who Fell to Earth - S4 E1

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The Healing - S1 E10

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Clear Springs - S3 E12

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The Scourges of Heaven - S1 E9

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Season 7 Episodes

A Taste of the Sweet Apple

S7 E9 Length 26:29 Premiere Date 9/6/05

Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven

S7 E6 Length 26:31 Premiere Date 6/7/05

Poetry Special

S7 E4 Premiere Date 4/5/05

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