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Well Read Previous Broadcasts

Gerda Saunders / Memory's Last Breath (Episode #625)

KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 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, Aug 27, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

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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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 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

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