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.
Louise Erdich, Larose (#532) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Bestselling author of the National Book Award winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves Louise Erdich visits Well Read to discuss her literary masterwork, LaRose. In it, she wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture.
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 3:00am
- KQED World: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 10:00am
Richard Russo, Everybody's Fool (#536) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
From the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea and Mayflower - Nathanial Philbrick - comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold. Valiant Ambition is a complex, controversial, and dramatic portrait of a people in crisis and the war that gave birth to a nation.