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Jayne Ann Krentz, When All The Girls Have Gone (#614) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Today's Well Read guest believes at the core of the romance suspense novel lies a classic American story. Author Jayne Ann Krentz explains the core values present in each of her books; debunks the misconception that romance novels are sexual tales; and introduces us to an unlikely crime fighting couple in her new book "When All The Girls Have Gone." In Bookmarks, Mary Ann's list of improbable partners working together to right wrongs.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 28, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Dava Sobel, The Glass Universe (#613) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

From The New York Times best-selling author Dava Sobel comes The Glass Universe. This week on Well Read, Sobel shares the hidden history of the women whose contributions to the burgeoning field of astronomy forever changed our understanding of the stars and our place in the universe.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 2, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 4, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Mark Shriver Pilgrimage (#616) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Since his 2013 election, Pope Francis has captivated the world. In Pilgrimage, Mark Shriver, nephew of President Kennedy, retraces Francis's personal journey, revealing the origins of his open and unpretentious style... in so doing Shriver reveals his personal reconnection to his own religious commitments.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 9, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 11, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Ann Cleeves / Cold Earth and the Crow Trap (#623) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 16, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 18, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Gerda Saunders / Memory's Last Breath (#625) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 23, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 25, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Sherman Alexie / You Don't Have to Say You Love (#626) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine-growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. Throughout, a portrait emerges of his mother as a beautiful, mercurial, abusive, intelligent, complicated woman. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me is a powerful account of a complicated relationship, an unflinching and unforgettable remembrance from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 30, 2017 -- 10:00am Remind me
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    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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

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