This series opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. Following each interview, Seattle Timesbook editor Mary Ann Gwinn (former VP of the National Book Critics Circle) joins Tazioli to explore the literary themes of that week's book and to recommend related authors and other reading material.
Well Read Previous Broadcasts
Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being (Episode #327)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
The journal of a despairing Japanese teen washes up on a Candian beach, uniting its writer and reader in this remarkable multi-layered novel.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Elizabeth Gilbert, The Sig. of All Things (Episode #324)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
A novel that follows brilliant botanist Alma Whittaker on a voyage of science and desire that spans most of the 19th century.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Anthony Doerr, All The Light We Cannot See (Episode #334)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
A stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 10:00 AM