Programs can be heard on KQED 88.5FM or KQED.org three times throughout the week: Sundays at 1pm, Tuesdays at 8pm, and Wednesdays at 2am. Schedule below shows the date of the Sunday broadcast.
Not in the San Francisco Bay Area? These programs can also be heard on these 130 public radio stations around the country. Please contact your local affiliate for broadcast times.
The radio broadcasts are hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Linda Hunt.
Air Date Program
KQED Airs Guest/Recording Date
12/25/16 A Darlene Love Christmas
01/01/17 Patti Smith
01/08/17 Andrew Solomon
01/15/17 Equal Justice
01/22/17 Rebecca Solnit
01/29/17 Steve Kerr
02/05/17 Zadie Smith
02/12/17 Michael Lewis
02/19/17 Colson Whitehead
02/26/17 Kay Ryan and Atsuro Riley
03/05/17 Viet Thanh Nguyen
03/12/17 Garrison Keillor’s Mardi Gras
03/19/17 Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden
03/26/17 B. Allan Wallace and Sean Carroll
04/02/17 Paul Auster
04/09/17 “Microdosing” with Ayelet Waldman
04/16/17 “High Maintenance” with Katja Blichfield and Ben Sinclair
04/23/17 Roxane Gay
04/30/17 Brian Greene – String Theory
05/07/17 Amy Walter
05/14/17 Charles Limb and Indre Viskontas: Music and the Brain
05/21/17 Judy Collins
Our past 33 seasons of programming have been digitally archived at the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley. Those wishing to hear the archived programs can make a personal visit to the library. A list of shows can be viewed on their website.