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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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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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

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