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Chris Cleave, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven (#533) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Over the past twenty years, journalist Joshua Hammer visited Timbuktu numerous times and is uniquely qualified to tell the story of how a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist to save precious centuries old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda. The Bad Ass Librarians of Timbuktu is an inspiring account of the victory of art and literature over extremism.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 3:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 10:00am
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Nathanial Philbrick, Valiant Ambition (#534) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

From the New York Timesbest-selling author of In The Heart of the Seaand 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 Ambitio is a complex, controversial, and dramatic portrait of a people in crisis and the war that gave birth to a nation.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Ya'a Gyasi, Homegoing (#535) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Ya'a Gyasi's debut novel is a riveting, kaleidoscopic and the beginning of a major career: a novel about race, history, ancestry, love, and time that traces the descendants of two sisters torn apart in 18th century Africa across 300 years in Ghana and America.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Chris Forhan, My Father Before Me (#537) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Ya'a Gyasi's debut novel is a riveting, kaleidoscopic and the beginning of a major career: a novel about race, history, ancestry, love, and time that traces the descendants of two sisters torn apart in eighteenth-century Africa across three hundred years in Ghana and America.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Neal Bascomb, The Winter Fortress (#538) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Based on a trove of top secret documents and never-before-seen diaries and letters of the saboteurs. Internationally acclaimed, best-selling author Neal Bascomb's The Winter Fortress is an arresting chronicle of a brilliant scientist, a band of spies on skies, perilous survival in the wild, sacrifice for one's country, Gestapo manhunts, soul-crushing setbacks, and a last-minute operation that would end any chance Hitler could obtain the atomic bomb-and alter the course of the war.

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  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Best of Summer Reads (#539) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Hosts Elisa Jaffe and Mary Ann Gwinn share recommendations on what to read in the waning days of summer. Their list includes new books in paperback, surprise first novels, and a few personal favorites.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 26, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/27: DT9 PSIP issue for Over the Air viewers

      RESOLVED: PSIP was restored at apx 2:50pm Monday. Our signal should be ID’g as 9.1, 9.2 & 9.3 again. – – – – – (DT9.1, 9.2 & 9.3) Our Over the Air (OTA) signal for DT9 is still transmitting. However, we are aware that the PSIP information line in our OTA signal has stopped. Engineers […]

    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

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

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too