2015 Texas Book Festival Book TV's coverage of the 20th annual Texas Book Festival features Michael Weiss, Joby Warrick, Margo Jefferson, John Markoff, Louisa Hall, Ari Berman, Ashlee Vance, Kevin Ashton, Betty Boyd Caroli, and Mark Updegrove.

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    11:59 AM EDT

    2015 Texas Book Festival, Sunday

    Book TV presented live coverage from C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.

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    12:02 PM EDT

    ISIS

    Michael Weiss talked about his book, ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.

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    12:59 PM EDT

    Negroland

    Margo Jefferson talked about her book, Negroland: A Memoir She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.

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    2:00 PM EDT

    Machines of Loving Grace and Speak

    Louisa Hall, author of Speak: A Novel, and John Markoff, author of Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots, talked about the relationship between humans and computers. They spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.

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    3:00 PM EDT

    Give Us the Ballot

    Ari Berman talked about his book, Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.

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    3:59 PM EDT

    Elon Musk and How to Fly a Horse

    Ashlee Vance, author of Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, and Kevin Ashton, author of How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery, talked about innovation and ideas. They spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.

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    4:59 PM EDT

    Lady Bird and Lyndon and Destiny of Democracy

    Betty Boyd Caroli, author of Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President, and Mark Updegrove, author of Destiny of Democracy: The Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library, talked about President Lyndon and first lady Lady Bird Johnson. They spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 17-18, 2015, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds in Austin.