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Well Read Previous Broadcasts

Ann Cleeves / Cold Earth and the Crow Trap (Episode #623)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Gerda Saunders joins us with her very personal book - Memory's Last Breath - based on the "field notes" she keeps in her journal about her life distorted by dementia. Coping with the complications of losing short-term memory, Saunders takes the reader and our viewers on a personal investigation of the brain and its mysteries, examining science and literature, and immersing herself in vivid memories of her childhood in South Africa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 28, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

George Saunders / Lincoln in the Bardo (Episode #620)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Lincoln in the Bardo is an astonishing feat of imagination and a bold step forward from one of the most important and influential writers of his generation. The long-awaited first novel from George Saunders: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 21, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Viet Thanh Nguyen / The Refugees (Episode #619)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

Pulitzer prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen shares with Well Read audiences his second work of fiction, The Refugees. A book about the aspirations of those who leave one country for another, and the relationships and desires for self-fulfillment that define our lives.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 16, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 14, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Ian Rankin: Rather Be The Devil (Episode #618)

KQED World: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 3:00 AM

International best selling author Ian Rankin, fresh from his homeland of Scotland, talks about his latest tale for popular detective John Rebus in the new book Rather Be The Devil. A must read about power, corruption, and bitter rivalries in the dark heart of Edinburgh.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 9, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 7, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

Sherman Alexie / You Don't Have to Say You Love (Episode #626)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 2, 2017 -- 8:30 AM

Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine-growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. Throughout, a portrait emerges of his mother as a beautiful, mercurial, abusive, intelligent, complicated woman. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me is a powerful account of a complicated relationship, an unflinching and unforgettable remembrance from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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