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  • In Depth with KrisAnne Hall

    In Depth with KrisAnne Hall

    Author and attorney KrisAnne Hall talks about her life and career. KrisAnne Hall is the author of several books, including In Defense of Liberty and Sovereign Duty.

  • After Words with Representative Rosa DeLauro

    After Words with Representative Rosa DeLauro

    Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) talks about her congressional work on social programs. She is interviewed by Aparna Mathur, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

Book TV Schedule

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  • Saturday

  • <em>False Black Power?</em>
    8:00AM EDTFalse Black Power?Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Riley argues that political capital…
  • Interview with Marji Ross
    8:40AM EDTInterview with Marji RossMarji Ross, president and publisher of Regnery, previews several of the publishing…
  • <em>How May I Help You?</em>
    8:45AM EDTHow May I Help You?Deepak Singh talks about his experiences working in the service sector in…
  • <em>Crash Override</em>
    9:15AM EDTCrash OverrideVideo game developer Zoe Quinn talks about her book, Crash Override: How…
  • <em>Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth</em>
    9:30AM EDTPrinciples of a Pluralist CommonwealthGar Alperovitz, former University of Maryland professor and co-founder of…
  • <em>Understanding Trump</em>
    10:45AM EDTUnderstanding TrumpFormer Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks…
  • <em>The Grouchy Historian</em>
    11:45AM EDTThe Grouchy HistorianActor Ed Asner talks about his book, The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time…
  • Race In America
    12:00PM EDTRace In AmericaApril Ryan, Washington Bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks and author…
  • <em>The History of Human Space Flight</em>
    1:45PM EDTThe History of Human Space FlightPilot and author Ted Spitzmiller looks at the programs and technology that…
  • <em>What Is Slavery?</em>
    2:35PM EDTWhat Is Slavery?Brenda Stevenson talks about her book, What is Slavery?.
  • <em>We Are Data</em>
    3:15PM EDTWe Are DataJohn Cheney-Lippold looks at how digital data defines who we are, the differences we…
  • <em>The President's Kitchen Cabinet</em>
    4:20PM EDTThe President's Kitchen CabinetAdrian Miller, former special assistant to President Bill Clinton, recalls…
  • <em>The Scent of Jasmine</em>
    5:00PM EDTThe Scent of JasmineAnan Ameri, founder and former director of the Arab American National…
  • <em>Oppose Any Foe</em>
    6:00PM EDTOppose Any FoeMark Moyar, director of the Center for Military and Diplomatic History,…
  • <em>Healing Children</em>
    7:00PM EDTHealing ChildrenDr. Kurt Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Medical Center,…
  • <em>City of Inmates</em>
    8:00PM EDTCity of InmatesKelly Hernandez talks about her book, City of Inmates: Conquest,…
  • <em>Scale</em>
    8:20PM EDTScaleGeoffrey West discusses the universal laws that govern everything from…
  • After Words with Representative Rosa DeLauro
    10:00PM EDTAfter Words with Representative Rosa DeLauroRepresentative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) talks about her congressional work on…
  • <em>Chief Engineer</em>
    11:00PM EDTChief EngineerErica Wagner, former literary editor of the London Times, recalls the life…
  • Sunday

  • <em>The Road to Somewhere</em>
    12:00AM EDTThe Road to SomewhereDavid Goodhart, founder and former editor of Prospect magazine, talks about the “values…
  • <em>How Emotions are Made</em>
    1:45AM EDTHow Emotions are MadePsychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett argues that emotions and the physical…
  • <em>Breaking Rockefeller</em>
    3:00AM EDTBreaking RockefellerPeter Doran talks about the rise of Royal Dutch Shell in the early 20th…
  • <em>Countdown to Pearl Harbor</em>
    3:45AM EDTCountdown to Pearl HarborSteve Twomey provides a history of the twelve days leading up to the…
  • <em>Ray & Joan</em>
    4:30AM EDTRay & JoanJournalist Lisa Napoli talked about her biography of Ray Kroc, founder of the…
  • <em>A Man and His Presidents</em>
    5:30AM EDTA Man and His PresidentsAlvin Felzenberg recalls William F. Buckley’s relationships with…
  • <em>Obama</em>
    7:10AM EDTObamaPete Souza, chief official White House photographer for President Obama,…
  • <em>Twitter and Tear Gas</em>
    7:30AM EDTTwitter and Tear GasZeynep Tufekci, a New York Times contributing opinion writer and one of…
  • <em>Why Wilson Matters</em>
    8:30AM EDTWhy Wilson MattersTony Smith, political science professor at Tufts University, offers his…
  • <em>The Trial of Adolf Hitler</em>
    10:00AM EDTThe Trial of Adolf HitlerDavid King recounts Adolf Hitler’s trial for high treason in February, 1924, which…
  • <em>Deep Thinking</em>
    10:50AM EDTDeep ThinkingChess player Garry Kasparov talks about the future of artificial…
  • After Words with Sharyl Attkisson
    12:00PM EDTAfter Words with Sharyl AttkissonJournalist Sharyl Attkisson reports on how smear tactics are used to influence…
  • <em>City of Inmates</em>
    1:00PM EDTCity of InmatesKelly Hernandez talks about her book, City of Inmates: Conquest,…
  • <em>Scale</em>
    1:20PM EDTScaleGeoffrey West discusses the universal laws that govern everything from…
  • <em>Hunger</em>
    3:00PM EDTHungerRoxane Gay discusses her life, her body, and its impact on her life in her…
  • <em>Nixon's White House Wars</em>
    3:45PM EDTNixon's White House WarsPat Buchanan, former speechwriter and senior adviser to President Richard Nixon,…
  • <em>Chief Engineer</em>
    5:15PM EDTChief EngineerErica Wagner, former literary editor of the London Times, recalls the life…
  • <em>Elliott and Eleanor Roosevelt</em>
    6:15PM EDTElliott and Eleanor RooseveltGeraldine Hawkins recounts the life of Elliott Roosevelt, father of…
  • <em>The Road to Somewhere</em>
    7:00PM EDTThe Road to SomewhereDavid Goodhart, founder and former editor of Prospect magazine, talks about the “values…
  • Interview with James Patterson
    8:45PM EDTInterview with James PattersonAuthor James Patterson talks about his writing career from the publishing…
  • After Words with Representative Rosa DeLauro
    9:00PM EDTAfter Words with Representative Rosa DeLauroRepresentative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) talks about her congressional work on…
  • <em>The Scent of Jasmine</em>
    10:00PM EDTThe Scent of JasmineAnan Ameri, founder and former director of the Arab American National…
  • <em>Healing Children</em>
    11:00PM EDTHealing ChildrenDr. Kurt Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Medical Center,…
  • Monday

  • After Words with Representative Rosa DeLauro
    12:00AM EDTAfter Words with Representative Rosa DeLauroRepresentative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) talks about her congressional work on…
  • <em>City of Inmates</em>
    1:00AM EDTCity of InmatesKelly Hernandez talks about her book, City of Inmates: Conquest,…
  • <em>We Are Data</em>
    1:20AM EDTWe Are DataJohn Cheney-Lippold looks at how digital data defines who we are, the differences we…
  • After Words with Representative Rosa DeLauro
    3:00AM EDTAfter Words with Representative Rosa DeLauroRepresentative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) talks about her congressional work on…
  • <em>The Swamp</em>
    4:00AM EDTThe SwampFox News' Eric Bolling discusses how to rid Washington of corruption. He…
  • Panel Discussion on James Baldwin
    5:15AM EDTPanel Discussion on James BaldwinFrom the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri, panelists talk about…
  • <em>Your Brain is a Time Machine</em>
    6:30AM EDTYour Brain is a Time MachineNeuroscientist Dean Buonomano explains the sense of time in relation to…

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Each weekend, Book TV features 48 hours of nonfiction books from Saturday 8am ET to Monday 8am ET.