During the New Year's week, we’re featuring some of BookTV’s weekend programs in primetime. Tonight we feature bestsellers of 2012 and panels from the book festivals we’ve covered this past year.
First, Walter Isaacson recounts the personal life and professional career of Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Computers. He speaks at the 2012 National Book Festival, 6am ET.
Then, from a conference on the 60th anniversary of the publication of Whittaker Chambers' "Witness," we present three unique panel discussions from several aspects of Whittaker's life, 8am ET.
Later, we look back at the 12th annual National Book Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC, Lien-Hang Nguyen presents her book, "Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam," 3pm ET.