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Well Read

Well Read

WELL READ opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. Following each interview, Seattle Timesbook editor Mary Ann Gwinn (former VP of the National Book Critics Circle) joins Tazioli to explore the literary themes of that week's book and to recommend related authors and other reading material.

Latest Episodes

Journalist, lecturer and author of seven books, Adam Hochschild discusses Spain in Our Hearts. A sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through nine American and British characters including Hemingway and George Orwell. He unravels the complicated war between fascism, communism, and democracy that preceded World War II.

WGBY World
Fri Apr 20th, 6:00am
Fri Apr 20th, 1:00pm
Sun Apr 22nd, 11:30am

From the New York Times best-selling author of Rules of Civility-a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel. Amor Towles' A Gentleman in Moscow is brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another.

This past fall, Amy Bloom's new novel "Lucky Us" was the lead fiction title for her publisher, Random House. In addition to being a critically acclaimed novelist and a trained psychotherapist, Bloom is the co-creator of the Lifetime TV show "State of Mind."

WGBY World
Fri Apr 13th, 6:00am
Fri Apr 13th, 1:00pm
Sun Apr 15th, 11:30am

Ann Patchett comes to the show with her newest book, Commonwealth - a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us to one another. Full of rich characters intertwined in a complicated family dynamic full of explosive secrets.

Anne Lamott has written a number of books, including four New York Times best-sellers - "Grace (Eventually)," "Plan B," "Traveling Mercies," and "Operating Instructions." She is an essayist and avid contributor to her site on Facebook - with more than a quarter of a million followers. She says of her writing, "Books, for me, are medicine."

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