Well Read Previous Broadcasts

Louise Erdich, Larose (Episode #532)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 3:00 AM

Bestselling author of the National Book Award winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves Louise Erdich visits Well Read to discuss her literary masterwork, LaRose. In it, she wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Joshua Hammer, Bad-Ass Librarians from Timbuktu (Episode #531)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 3:00 AM

National Book Award winning and best selling author Timothy Egan comes to Well READ with the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth century America - Thomas Francis Meagher. The Irish American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of Meagher.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Ethan Canin, A Doubter's Almanac (Episode #523)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 3:00 AM

A writer who has been hailed as "the most mature and accomplished novelist of his generation," Ethan Canin, the New York Times best-selling author of America America and The Palace Thief, comes to Well Read to discuss his latest novel. A Doubter's Almanac tells the story of a family as it explores the way ambition lives alongside destructiveness, obsession alongside torment, love alongside grief.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 10, 2016 -- 10:00 AM

Helen Oyeyemi, What Is Yours Is Not Yours (Episode #527)

KQED World: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 3:00 AM

Author of five novels, Helen Oyeyemi brings her new collection of short stories - What is Yours is Not Yours - to Well Read. The award-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and Mr. Fox brings together a series of stories cleverly built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 3, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
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