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Mohsin Hamid / Exit West (Episode #621)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

From the internationally bestselling author Mosin Hamid shares his astonishingly timely love story in his new novel Exit West. A book that brilliantly imagines the forces that transform ordinary people into refugees -- as they're driven from their homes to the uncertain embrace of new lands.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 20, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Hari Kunzru / White Tears (Episode #624)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Hari Kunzru is one of the most talented fiction writers at work today. He comes to Well Read with his new book White Tears about two ambitious young musicians drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 13, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 11, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Laurie Frankel / This Is How It Always Is (Episode #622)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Laurie Frankel discusses This Is How It Always Is - a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And it's about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets don't get to keep them forever.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 6, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 4, 2017 -- 10:00 AM
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