Well Read

Edward Curtis's Native American photographs earned him scorn and poverty during his own lifetime.

Episodes

Tim Egan, Short Nights Of The Shadow Catcher
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, July 12, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Blaine Harden, Escape From Camp 14
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  • Friday, July 19, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Louise Erdrich, The Round House
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  • Friday, July 26, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Paul De Barros, Shall We Play That One Together?
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  • Friday, August 2, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Mark Bowden, The Finish: The Killing Of Osama Bin
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  • Friday, August 9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jasper Fforde, The Woman Who Died A Lot
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  • Friday, August 16, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
David Blatner, Spectrums
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  • Friday, August 23, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
G. Willow Wilson, Alif The Unseen
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  • Friday, August 30, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Domingo Martinez, The Boy Kings Of Texas: A Memoir
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  • Friday, September 20, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Karl Marlantes, What It Is Like To Go To War
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, September 27, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Chris Cleave, Gold
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  • Friday, October 4, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Lesley Hazleton, The First Muslim: The Story Of Mu
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  • Friday, October 11, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jared Diamond, The World Until Yesterday
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  • Friday, October 18, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Ian Rankin, Standing In Another Man's Grave
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  • Friday, October 25, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Sam Kean, The Violinist's Thumb
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  • Friday, November 1, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell
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  • Friday, November 8, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Frederick Hoxie, This Indian Country
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  • Friday, November 15, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes Of Hattie
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  • Friday, November 22, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Michael Moss, Salt Sugar Fat
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  • Friday, November 29, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jess Walter, Beautiful Ruin
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  • Friday, December 20, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jayne Ann Krentz, Amanda Quick: The Mystery Woman
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  • Friday, December 27, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Gretel Ghrlich, Facing The Wave: A Journey In The
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  • Friday, January 3, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Ivan Doig, The Bartender's Tale
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  • Friday, January 10, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Julie Otsuka, The Buddha In The Attic
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  • Friday, January 17, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jonathan Evison, The Revised Fundamentals Of Careg
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  • Friday, January 24, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Manil Suri, The City Of Devil
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  • Friday, January 31, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Khaled Hosseini, And The Mountains Echoed
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  • Friday, February 7, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Nathaniel Philbrick, Bunker Hill
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  • Friday, February 28, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Elizabeth Strout, The Burgess Boys
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  • Friday, March 21, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Greg Bear, Hull Zero Three
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  • Friday, March 28, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Greg Martin, Stories For Boys
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  • Friday, April 4, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Guy Gavriel Kay, River Of Stars
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  • Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Christa Parravani, Her
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  • Friday, April 18, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Niel James Brown, The Boys In The Boat
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  • Friday, April 25, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Lee Child, Never Go Back
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  • Friday, May 2, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jeff Guinn, Manson
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  • Friday, May 9, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Ivan Doig, Sweet Thunder
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  • Friday, May 16, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
David Laskin, The Family
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  • Friday, May 23, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Laurie King, The Bones Of Paris
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  • Friday, May 30, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Bob Shacochis, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul
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  • Friday, June 20, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Paul Harding, Enon
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  • Friday, June 27, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Elizabeth George, Just One Evil Act
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  • Friday, July 4, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Langdon Cook, The Mushroom Hunters
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  • Friday, July 11, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Mark Helprin, In Sunlight And In Shadow
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  • Friday, July 18, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Debbie Macomber, Starry Night
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  • Friday, July 25, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Jonathan Lethem, Dissident Gardens
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  • Friday, August 1, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Elizabeth Gilbert, The Sig. Of All Things
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  • Friday, August 8, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Garrison Keillor, O What A Luxury: Verses Lyrica
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  • Friday, August 15, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Amy Tan, The Valley Of Amazemen
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  • Friday, August 22, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Ruth Ozeki, A Tale For The Time Being
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Friday, August 29, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Armistead Maupin, The Days Of Anna Madrigal
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, September 19, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Nicola Griffith, Hild
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, September 26, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Tom Nissley, A Reader's Book Of Days
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 3, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 10, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Dinaw Mengestu, All Our Names
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 17, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Carol Cassella, Gemini
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Anthony Doerr, All The Light We Cannot See
    Today's and Upcoming Broadcasts:
  • Friday, October 31, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
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