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.
Todd Kessler, Discussion On Raising Readers (#601) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Todd Kessler, co-creator and Executive Producer of one of the most successful series in the history of children's television - Blues Clues - is turning his attention to young readers. The author of Good Dog and Good Dog, Bad Cat discusses his goal to transform children's books, literacy and our concept of their understanding and learning abilities.
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 3:00am
- KQED World: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 10:00am
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Writings on the Wall (#603) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
A NBA Hall of Fame inductee, columnist for Time Magazine, author of young adult novels, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins Well Read to discuss his latest book, this time for an adult audience: Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White.
Maria Semple, Today Will Be Different (#605) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
First garnering critical acclaim and her loyal fan base with her novel, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple is back with another humorous romp. Semple's Today Will Be Different is full of characters every reader can and will recognize from their own lives.
Anuradha Roy, Sleeping On Jupiter (#604) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Traveling from India to the US, Man Booker long-list author Anuradha Roy discusses Sleeping on Jupiter on the show. This unflinching novel by a spellbinding storyteller, weaves a deep and disturbing story based on religion, love, and violence in the modern world.