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Geraldine Brooks, The Secret Chord (#529) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

With more than two million copies of her novels sold, New York Times best-selling author Geraldine Brooks takes on one of literature's richest and most enigmatic figures: King David. Brooks takes Well Read through his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Jim Lynch, Before The Wind (#530) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Author of The Highest Tide, Border Songs and Truth Like the Sun, returns to Well Read with his long-awaited breakthrough - a grand saga of a sailing-obsessed family, "Before the Wind." Set in Seattle, Victoria and Olympia, much of the novel unfolds on the water in this two-decade odyssey of the Johannssen family.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Sam Quinones, Dreamland (#526) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In this special addition of Well Read, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar fills in as guest host to interview best-selling author and fellow former LA Times reporter, Sam Quinones, about the drug scourge running through our country. They will discuss the rise of pain killer abuse to heroin addictions.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Timothy Egan, The Immortal Irishman (#522) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

National Book Award-winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes to WR with the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in 19th-century America-Thomas Francis Meagher. The Irish-American story is told through the improbable life of Meagher. His death has long been a mystery to which Egan brings haunting, colorful new evidence.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me

Helen Oyeyemi, What Is Yours Is Not Yours (#527) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Author of five novels, Helen Oyeyemi brings her new collection of short stories - What is Yours is Not Yours - to Well Read. The award-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and Mr. Fox brings together a series of stories cleverly built around the idea of keys, literal and metaphorical.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Ethan Canin, A Doubter's Almanac (#523) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A writer who has been hailed as "the most mature and accomplished novelist of his generation," Ethan Canin, the New York Times best-selling author of America America and The Palace Thief, comes to Well Read to discuss his latest novel. A Doubter's Almanac tells the story of a family as it explores the way ambition lives alongside destructiveness, obsession alongside torment, love alongside grief.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

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

Timothy Egan, The Immortal Irishman (#531) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

National Book Award winning and best selling author Timothy Egan comes to Well READ with the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth century America - Thomas Francis Meagher. The Irish American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of Meagher.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 17, 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, Jun 24, 2016 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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
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KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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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

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