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
Todd Kessler, Discussion On Raising Readers (Episode #601)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
Todd Kessler, co-creator and Executive Producer of one of the most successful series in the history of children's television - Blues Clues - is turning his attention to young readers. The author of Good Dog and Good Dog, Bad Cat discusses his goal to transform children's books, literacy and our concept of their understanding and learning abilities.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 10:00 AM
Chris Forhan, My Father Before Me (Episode #537)
KQED World: Fri, Dec 2, 2016 -- 3:00 AM
Ya'a Gyasi's debut novel is a riveting, kaleidoscopic and the beginning of a major career: a novel about race, history, ancestry, love, and time that traces the descendants of two sisters torn apart in eighteenth-century Africa across three hundred years in Ghana and America.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 2, 2016 -- 10:00 AM