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Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven

Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Karen Salyer McElmurray's first novel, an intense and gloomy multigenerational tale set in the hills around Inez. A 2005 KET production.
S7 E6 Length 26:31 Premiere: 6.7.05

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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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It Was the Goodness of the Place - S6 E7

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Lucinda Dixon Sullivan's debut novel, "It Was the Goodness of the Place," a story of love, madness, murder, and redemption set in a fictional Kentucky town. A 2004 KET production.

  • Thursday September 23, 2021 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday September 23, 2021 1:00 am CT on KETKY
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  • Thursday September 23, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday September 23, 2021 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

How She Knows What She Knows About Yo-Yos - S6 E8

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss a collection of short stories by Mary Ann Taylor-Hall (author of Come and Go, Molly Snow). A 2004 KET production.

  • Thursday September 30, 2021 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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  • Thursday September 30, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday September 30, 2021 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

Keeping Faith: A Skeptic's Journey - S6 E9

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Fenton Johnson's personal exploration of questions of spirituality and the lives of monks in the Catholic and Buddhist traditions. A 2004 KET production.

  • Thursday October 7, 2021 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 1:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 10:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 9:30 am CT on KETKY
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 7, 2021 6:00 pm CT on KETKY

Dancing on the Edge of the Roof - S6 E10

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Sheila Williams' debut novel, Dancing on the Edge of the Roof, which follows a ?pre-menopausal African American woman with three grown, deadbeat children? as she starts her life anew in Montana. A 2004 KET production.

  • Thursday October 14, 2021 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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  • Thursday October 14, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
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The Healing - S1 E10

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of readers discuss Lexington author Gayl Jones' novel The Healing, the story of a young woman whose life is changed when she discovers that she has the gift of healing. A 1999 KET production.

  • Sunday October 17, 2021 11:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday October 17, 2021 10:30 pm CT on KET2

A Parchment of Leaves - S6 E11

Host Bill Goodman and a panel of guests discuss Silas House's second novel, A Parchment of Leaves, a poignant, evocative look at the turmoil that plagues an Eastern Kentucky family during World War I. A 2004 KET production.

  • Thursday October 21, 2021 2:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday October 21, 2021 1:00 am CT on KETKY
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Scissors, Paper, Rock - S1 E6

  • Sunday September 19, 2021 11:30 pm ET on KET2
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Newfound - S6 E6

  • Thursday September 16, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
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The Natural Man - S1 E5

  • Sunday September 12, 2021 11:30 pm ET on KET2
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Judge - S6 E5

  • Thursday September 9, 2021 2:00 am ET on KETKY
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Storming Heaven - S1 E4

  • Sunday September 5, 2021 11:30 pm ET on KET2
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Rafting Rise - S6 E4

  • Thursday September 2, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
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Passing for Black - S1 E3

  • Sunday August 29, 2021 11:30 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday August 29, 2021 10:30 pm CT on KET2

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere - S6 E3

  • Thursday August 26, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
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Thomas D. Clark of Kentucky - S6 E2

  • Thursday August 19, 2021 7:00 pm ET on KETKY
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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

One Vacant Chair

S7 E3 Premiere Date 3.1.05

What My Heart Wants to Tell

S7 E1 Premiere Date 1.4.05

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