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Joyce Carol Oates' The Sacrifice (Episode #421)

KQED World: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

New York Times bestselling author Joyce Carol Oates returns with an incendiary novel that illuminates the tragic impact of sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power on innocent lives and probes the persistence of stereotypes, the nature of revenge, the complexities of truth, and our insatiable hunger for sensationalism.

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  • KQED World: Fri, May 22, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

William Gibson's The Peripheral (Episode #420)

KQED World: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

William Ford Gibson is considered one of the best-known science fiction writers in North America, is out with a new novel, The Peripheral. He has written or collaborated on 12 novels and a number of short stories. He has been called the "noir prophet" of cyberpunk and is often credited with coining the word cyberspace. His first novel, Neuromancer, won the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award and the Hugo Award after it was published in 1984.

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  • KQED World: Fri, May 15, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Effect (Episode #419)

KQED World: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

In the sequel to Simsion's wildly popular The Rosie Project, Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are happily married and living in New York. But - surprise! - Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. Fortunately his best friend Gene is on hand to offer advice: he's left Claudia and moved in with Don and Rosie.

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  • KQED World: Fri, May 8, 2015 -- 10:00 AM

Peter Coyote's The Rainman's Third Cure (Episode #418)

KQED World: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 4:00 AM

With the guiding metaphor drawn from a line in an early Bob Dylan song, Coyote's new spiritual biography is the tale of a young man's journey that leads him from the privileged halls of power to Greenwich Village bars, jail and the White House. In this energetic, reflective and intelligent memoir, The Rainman's Third Cure is the way out of the box.

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  • KQED World: Fri, May 1, 2015 -- 10:00 AM
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      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

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      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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