Well Read

Well Read is all about ideas. Through hosted interviews and book reviews, host Terry Tazioli opens up a world of new ideas, exploring with authors the themes in their latest books. Following each hosted interview, Tazioli sits down with Seattle Times Book Editor/National Book Critics Circle Former VP Mary Ann Gwinn to discuss the focus of the show that week, and introduce viewers to related authors and books.  

Well Read is a weekly program that airs on TVW Tuesdays at 7 & 10 p.m., with repeats throughout the weekend. The program is produced in conjunction with KBTC public television in Tacoma.  Well Read is distributed by American Public Television to PBS stations around the nation, and can be seen in cities representing approximately 80% of the total U.S. population.

To learn more, visit the Well Read blog at www.wellread.tvw.org.

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07/01/2014
1:00AM
26 Minutes

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Tom Rachmann, "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers" -- Take a trip in time - and in the jumbled and fascinating life of Tooly Zebleman, a 30-year-old bookstore owner in Wales who thinks she's settled in, but is far from it.

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06/24/2014
1:00AM
26 Minutes

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Roz Chast, "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" -- With cartoons and words, The New Yorker magazine artist will leave you laughing and crying as she draws and writes about her parents' final years.

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06/17/2014
1:00AM
26 Minutes

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Joseph Boyden, "The Orenda" -- Boyden's gripping tale of the lives of First Nation people, Jesuit priests and French colonialists won the 2014 Canada Reads award and was called a book that could change Canada.

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06/10/2014
1:00AM
26 Minutes

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Sam Kean, "The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons" -- This noted science writer dives into the human brain in ways funny and enlightening as he traces the history of brain science and pioneering researchers.

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06/03/2014
1:00AM
26 Minutes

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Anthony Doerr, "All the Light We Cannot See" -- An unforgettable tale of a blind French girl and a young German soldier... of war, and love and terror.

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Well Read airs weekly on Tuesdays at 7 & 10 p.m., with repeats throughout the weekend.

KBTC Public Television - Wednesdays 6:30pm
UWTV - Wednesdays 10am

On PBS stations across the U.S.:

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