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  • In Depth with Stacy Schiff

    In Depth with Stacy Schiff

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian Stacy Schiff joins Book TV to talk and take calls about American history and the lives of Cleopatra, Benjamin Franklin and others. Her latest book is a biography of founding father Samuel Adams.

  • After Words with Matthew Desmond

    After Words with Matthew Desmond

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author and sociologist Matthew Desmond shared his views on how Americans can spread their wealth so that everyone is prosperous. He was interviewed by New York Times Reporter and author Jason DeParle.

Featured Programs

  • After Words with Kathleen McLaughlin

    After Words with Kathleen McLaughlin

    Journalist Kathleen McLaughlin looked at how & why selling blood plasma has turned into a $20 billion dollar business for the medical industry. She was interviewed by Stat News investigative reporter Olivia Goldhill.

  • After Words with Angela Saini

    After Words with Angela Saini

    Science journalist Angela Saini explored the origins of patriarchy and how it spread to societies around the world. She was interviewed by author and the Women’s Media Center director Soraya Chemaly.

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  • <em>Issues on My Mind</em>

    Issues on My Mind

    George Shultz talked about his book, Issues on My Mind: Strategies for the Future, in which he discusses such topics as nuclear weapons, the economy, energy development, and the war on drugs. The interview, part of Book TV’s college series, was recorded at…

  • Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott

    Orchard House and Louisa May Alcott

    Executive Director Jan Turnquist gave a tour of Orchard House, providing a glimpse into the Alcott family’s life in Concord, Massachusetts. Purchased by Amos Bronson Alcott in 1857, Orchard House became the home of Mr. Alcott and his family after several years of constant moving. It…

  • <em>Invisible Storm</em>

    Invisible Storm

    Afghanistan War veteran Jason Kander, who served in the Missouri state legislature and as Missouri’s secretary of state, talked about living with PTSD and how it affected his run for mayor of Kansas City in 2018. This event was hosted by Rainy Day Books in…

  • <em>People vs. Donald Trump - An Inside Account</em>

    People vs. Donald Trump - An Inside Account

    Former federal prosecutor Mark Pomerantz recounted his investigation into former President Donald Trump and the Trump organization. Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., hosted this program.

  • <em>So Help Me God</em>

    So Help Me God

    Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke about his life and faith and reflected on his time in the Trump administration. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute in Simi Valley, California, hosted this event.

  • <em>In the Mouth of the Wolf</em>

    In the Mouth of the Wolf

    Katherine Corcoran, former Mexico bureau chief for the Associated Press, talked about the murder of journalist Regina Martinez, who tried to expose corruption and abuse in the Mexican government. Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix hosted this event.

  • <em>Desperate Remedies</em>

    Desperate Remedies

    Sociology professor Andrew Scull looked at the history of understanding and treating mental illness in America. Warwick’s Bookstore in La Jolla, California, hosted this program.

  • About Books With PragerU Podcaster Michael Knowles

    About Books With PragerU Podcaster Michael Knowles

    Author and Daily Wire host Michael Knowles discussed his PragerU program and podcast ‘The Book Club’ on the books that have shaped Western Civilization. About Books also reported on the latest publishing industry news and current non-fiction books.

  • <em>Meme Wars</em>

    Meme Wars

    Co-authors Joan Donovan, Emily Dreyfuss, and Brian Friedberg discussed how disinformation and right wing conspiracy theories take root online. This event was sponsored by the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

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