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
Jodi Picoult, Leaving Time (Episode #408)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
Jodi Picoult is one of America's most popular novelists. Her novels about families and relationships have sold an estimated 14 million copies worldwide, and two of her novels, "Nineteen Minutes" and "Change of Heart," debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times hardcover fiction list.
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
James McBride, The Good Lord Bird (Episode #407)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
James McBride is one of the most critically acclaimed African American authors working today. In 2013, he won the National Book Award for fiction for his latest novel "The Good Lord Bird," and his memoir "The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to his White Mother" was on the New York Times best-seller list for two years.
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
Amy Bloom, Lucky Us (Episode #406)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
This past fall, Amy Bloom's new novel "Lucky Us" was the lead fiction title for her publisher, Random House. In addition to being a critically acclaimed novelist and a trained psychotherapist, Bloom is the co-creator of the Lifetime TV show "State of Mind."
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
Dinaw Mengestu, All Our Names (Episode #332)
KQED World: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
A deep tale of Africa, immigrants, love and friendship from award-winning author Mengestu.
- KQED World: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 10:00 AM