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
Joseph O'neill, "The Dog" (Episode #405)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
"The Dog" is one of 13 longlisted novels for this year's Man Booker Prize. O'Neill's 2009 novel "Netherland" won the Pen Faulkner award for fiction. He's also the author of "Blood-Dark Track: A Family History," about his Turkish and Irish grandfathers' encounters with political violence.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
David Mitchell, "The Bone Clocks" (Episode #404)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
English novelist David Mitchell's new novel "The Bone Clocks" has also been long listed for this year's Booker Prize. His novel "Cloud Atlas" was made into a movie starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Nicholas Kristof, "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity" (Episode #403)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Times, Nicholas Kristof has developed a specialty in international reporting on human rights abuses and social justice. He and his wife Sheryl Wu Dunn shared one of the Pulitzers and they are co-authors of the bestseller "Half the Sky: From Oppression to Opportunity for Women Worldwide." Their new book is "A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity."
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 10:00 AM
Sarah Waters, "The Paying Guests" (Episode #402)
KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 4:00 AM
A prize-winning British novelist, Waters' novels "Tipping the Velvet" and "Fingersmith" have both been adapted for BBC television series.
- KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 10:00 AM