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Tracy Kidder, A Trunk Full of Money (#608) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Author Tracy Kidder, the "master of the nonfiction narrative" tells the story of Paul English - founder of Kayak.com - a kinetic and unconventional inventor and entrepreneur, who as a boy rebelled against authority. Kidder casts a fresh, critical, and often-humorous eye on the way new ideas and new money are reshaping our culture and the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 27, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 27, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 29, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Dr. Larry Brilliant, Sometimes Brilliant (#609) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Sometimes Brilliant is the adventures of a philosopher, mystic, hippie, doctor, groundbreaking tech innovator, and key player in the eradication of one of the worst pandemics in human history. Dr. Brilliant shares his story, of what happens when love, compassion and determination meet the right circumstances to effect positive change, is the kind that keeps hope and the sense of possibility alive.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 4, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 4, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Dr. Alexander McCall Smith, Precious and Grace (#610) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, the 44 Scotland Street series, and the Corduroy Mansions series. Joins Well Read to discuss the latest installment of the beloved and best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series: Precious and Grace.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 11, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 11, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 13, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Margo Livesey, Mercury (#611) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

A grieving optometrist is blind to the family drama and psychological deterioration playing out before his very eyes. Today author of "Mercury," Margo Livesey takes us inside a marriage broken by secrets and obsession and tells why she chose a magnificent horse to set off a chain reaction of deceit and crime. In Bookmarks, Mary Ann Gwinn gives us a reading list full of unbridled obsession: five books about horses and the people who love them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 18, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, May 18, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 20, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Nonemma Donohue, The Wonderer (#612) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Obedience to God? Mental deficiency? Medical anomaly? What is the reason behind a young girl's claim she no longer needs food. That is the premise in the novel "The Wonder." In this episode, best known for her book "Room," Emma Donoghue tells us why she wrote a book about a girl starving in remote Ireland; how she crafts a story told in small spaces; and, why she chose both a nurse and a nun to help unravel the mystery of a fasting girl. Mary Ann gives her recommendations for more Emma Donoghue to add to your reading list in Bookmarks.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, May 25, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, May 27, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
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