Book TV Schedule

Week of August 13 through August 20

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, August 19
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Why We Never Think AloneCognitive scientist Steven Sloman, co-author of "The Knowledge Illusion," applies his theories on ... Cognitive scientist Steven Sloman, co-author of "The Knowledge Illusion," applies his theories on communal intelligence and 'group think' to help better understand why political opinions and false beliefs are difficult to change. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 52 min.Robert O'Neill, The OperatorRobert O'Neill, who participated in the killing of Osama bin Laden, talks about his military ... Robert O'Neill, who participated in the killing of Osama bin Laden, talks about his military career and some of the other 400 missions he participated in, including the rescue of Captain Richard Phillips and the attempted rescue of Marcus Luttrell. Mr. O'Neill spoke at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California. 9:52 AM EDTApprox. 38 min.Book TVNon-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors.
10:30 AM EDTApprox. 7 hr. 31 min.LIVE 2017 Mississippi Book FestivalBook TV will be LIVE from the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival with a variety of panels on American ... Book TV will be LIVE from the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival with a variety of panels on American and Mississippi history, U.S. Presidents, a conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, and much more. 6:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.BTV LCV Scottsdale Gary Stuart - MarandaAuthor Gary Stuart talked about his book Miranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain Silent, ... Author Gary Stuart talked about his book Miranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain Silent, in which he provides insight into the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona and how it changed interactions between civilians and law enforcement. 7:31 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Joel Pollak, How Trump WonBook TV sat down with Joel Pollak, senior editor-at-large at Breitbart, to talk about his book, ... Book TV sat down with Joel Pollak, senior editor-at-large at Breitbart, to talk about his book, "How Trump Won."
8:16 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 44 min.Arrest, Prosecution, and ImprisonmentAmerican University Law Professor Angela Davis explores the US criminal justice system's impact on ... American University Law Professor Angela Davis explores the US criminal justice system's impact on African American boys and men in, "Policing the Black Man." The book is a compilation of 12 essays by leading criminal justice scholars and legal experts writing on several areas of race and law including racial profiling, implicit bias, the power of police and prosecutors, and mass incarceration. Contributing authors include, Bryan Stevenson, Director of the Equal Justice Institute and NYU Law Professor, Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense Fund President and Jeremy Travis former President of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.After Words Milo Yiannopoulos, DangerousJournalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is ... Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is interviewed by Marji Ross President and Publisher of Regnery. 11:03 PM EDTApprox. 47 min.A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the WorldDavid Baron reports on the solar eclipse of 1878 and the lives of three American scientists who ... David Baron reports on the solar eclipse of 1878 and the lives of three American scientists who sought to gain knowledge and noteriety from the rare celestial event.
11:50 PM EDTApprox. 18 min.James O'Keefe, BreakthroughJames O'Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, sat down with Book TV to discuss his ... James O'Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, sat down with Book TV to discuss his book, "Breakthrough: Our Guerilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy."
Sunday, August 20
12:08 AM EDTApprox. 8 hr. 1 min.Book TVNon-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 8:09 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Henry Olsen, The Working Class RepublicanHenry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, argues that Ronald Reagan not ... Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, argues that Ronald Reagan not only considered himself a successor to FDR's New Deal policy but was more progressive than President Roosevelt. He further contends that Republicans need to reconnect with Reagan's vision of the New Deal in order to stay relevant. 9:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Steve Early, Refinery TownLabor reporter Steve Early talks about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its ... Labor reporter Steve Early talks about the city of Richmond, California, and the efforts by its citizens to transform the city and its relationship with Chevron, which dominates the economy there. Mr. Early spoke at Red Emma's Bookstore in Baltimore.
10:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 19 min.BTV LCV Scottsdale Gary Stuart - MarandaAuthor Gary Stuart talked about his book Miranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain Silent, ... Author Gary Stuart talked about his book Miranda: The Story of America's Right to Remain Silent, in which he provides insight into the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona and how it changed interactions between civilians and law enforcement. 12:04 PM EDTApprox. 39 min.After Words A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a RetuArizona Senator Jeff Flake discusses his book, "Conscience of a Conservative" which calls for a ... Arizona Senator Jeff Flake discusses his book, "Conscience of a Conservative" which calls for a return to core principles of conservatism. He is interviewed by S.E. Cupp New York Daily News Columnist and host of HLN's Cupp Unfiltered. 12:43 PM EDTApprox. 29 min.Peter Hudson, Bankers and EmpireUCLA African American studies professor, James Hudson, sat down with Book TV to talk about his ... UCLA African American studies professor, James Hudson, sat down with Book TV to talk about his book, "Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean." This interview, part of Book TV's College Series, was recorded on the campus of UCLA.
1:12 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 9 min.Timothy Snyder, On TyrannyYale University history professor, Timothy Snyder, reflects on how many democracies failed ... Yale University history professor, Timothy Snyder, reflects on how many democracies failed throughout Europe during the 20th century and how these specific cases can be used as lessons for maintaining our own democracy today. He speaks at the National Churchill Library and Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 2:21 PM EDTApprox. 9 min.Interview with Carla Hayden on National Book FestivalAn interview with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden about the upcoming National Book Festival. An interview with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden about the upcoming National Book Festival. 2:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 45 min.Arrest, Prosecution, and ImprisonmentAmerican University Law Professor Angela Davis explores the US criminal justice system's impact on ... American University Law Professor Angela Davis explores the US criminal justice system's impact on African American boys and men in, "Policing the Black Man." The book is a compilation of 12 essays by leading criminal justice scholars and legal experts writing on several areas of race and law including racial profiling, implicit bias, the power of police and prosecutors, and mass incarceration. Contributing authors include, Bryan Stevenson, Director of the Equal Justice Institute and NYU Law Professor, Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense Fund President and Jeremy Travis former President of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
4:15 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 27 min.Memoirs of an American SkinheadFormer skinhead Christian Picciolini recalls his life as a member of the first neo-Nazi skinhead ... Former skinhead Christian Picciolini recalls his life as a member of the first neo-Nazi skinhead gang in his book, "Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead." He describes his rise to leadership positions and why he left the skinheads six years later. He is the co-founder of the organization Life After Hate. Mr. Picciolini is in conversation with Abraham H. Foxman, former director of the Anti-Defamation League and the Museum of Jewish Heritage's Director of the Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism. 5:42 PM EDTApprox. 3 min.Sen. Angus King I-ME2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Angus King (I-ME) 2017 Summer Reading: Sen. Angus King (I-ME) 5:45 PM EDTApprox. 15 min.Gretchen Carlson, Be FierceGretchen Carlson discusses her book, "Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back," from ... Gretchen Carlson discusses her book, "Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take Your Power Back," from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City.
6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.Inside Uber's Quest for World DominationFortune executive editor Adam Lashinsky reports on the rise of Uber, the richest Silicon Valley ... Fortune executive editor Adam Lashinsky reports on the rise of Uber, the richest Silicon Valley startup and it's CEO Travis Kalanick. Uber reports having 80 million users, operating in 77 countries, & worth $69 billion dollars. He is in conversation with Kara Swisher, executive editor of Recode. 7:14 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Book Party for Carl Cannon, On This DateA book release party for Carl Cannon, Washington bureau chief for RealClearPolitics, who provides ... A book release party for Carl Cannon, Washington bureau chief for RealClearPolitics, who provides a history of the United States through 365 events, one for each day of the calendar year. He meets guests and provides remarks about his book at the Hoover Institution in Washington, DC. 7:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Mark Robert Schneider, Gerry StuddsMark Robert Schneider recounted the life of former Massachusetts Representative Gerry Studds, the ... Mark Robert Schneider recounted the life of former Massachusetts Representative Gerry Studds, the first openly gay member of Congress.
8:59 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.After Words Milo Yiannopoulos, DangerousJournalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is ... Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is interviewed by Marji Ross President and Publisher of Regnery. 10:02 PM EDTApprox. 17 min.James O'Keefe, BreakthroughJames O'Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, sat down with Book TV to discuss his ... James O'Keefe, founder and president of Project Veritas, sat down with Book TV to discuss his book, "Breakthrough: Our Guerilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy." 10:19 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the WorldDavid Baron reports on the solar eclipse of 1878 and the lives of three American scientists who ... David Baron reports on the solar eclipse of 1878 and the lives of three American scientists who sought to gain knowledge and noteriety from the rare celestial event.
11:09 PM EDTApprox. 44 min.Joel Pollak, How Trump WonBook TV sat down with Joel Pollak, senior editor-at-large at Breitbart, to talk about his book, ... Book TV sat down with Joel Pollak, senior editor-at-large at Breitbart, to talk about his book, "How Trump Won." 11:53 PM EDTApprox. 7 min.Rep. Francis Rooney R-FL2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) 2017 Summer Reading: Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL)
Monday, August 21
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.After Words Milo Yiannopoulos, DangerousJournalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is ... Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is interviewed by Marji Ross President and Publisher of Regnery. 1:03 AM EDTApprox. 28 min.Peter Hudson, Bankers and EmpireUCLA African American studies professor, James Hudson, sat down with Book TV to talk about his ... UCLA African American studies professor, James Hudson, sat down with Book TV to talk about his book, "Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean." This interview, part of Book TV's College Series, was recorded on the campus of UCLA. 1:31 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 9 min.James Blake, Ways of GraceFormer professional tennis player James Blake provided a history of political activism and ... Former professional tennis player James Blake provided a history of political activism and professional athletes. The author, who was mistakenly handcuffed by a police man in New York City in 2015, offered his thoughts on the role athletes can play in championing political and social movements.
2:40 AM EDTApprox. 18 min.Pete Souza, ObamaPete Souza, chief official White House photographer for President Obama, recalls his eight years ... Pete Souza, chief official White House photographer for President Obama, recalls his eight years photographing the President from the publishing industry's annual trade show, Book Expo, in New York City. 2:58 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.After Words Milo Yiannopoulos, DangerousJournalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is ... Journalist Milo Yiannopoulos discusses his book, "Dangerous" which explores free speech. He is interviewed by Marji Ross President and Publisher of Regnery. 4:01 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Kathryn Smith, The GatekeeperKathryn Smith looks at the life of Marguerirte "Missy" Lehand, considered President Franklin D. ... Kathryn Smith looks at the life of Marguerirte "Missy" Lehand, considered President Franklin D. Roosevelt's closest personal and professional confidante. She speaks at the Roosevelt Reading Festival hosted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York.
4:46 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.Andy Puzder, Job CreationAndy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump's first nominee for Labor ... Andy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and President Trump's first nominee for Labor Secretary, discussed his book, "Job Creation: How It Really Works and Why Government Doesn't Understand It." 5:17 AM EDTApprox. 44 min.Book Party for Carl Cannon, On This DateA book release party for Carl Cannon, Washington bureau chief for RealClearPolitics, who provides ... A book release party for Carl Cannon, Washington bureau chief for RealClearPolitics, who provides a history of the United States through 365 events, one for each day of the calendar year. He meets guests and provides remarks about his book at the Hoover Institution in Washington, DC. 6:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 54 min.David Goodhart, The Road to SomewhereDavid Goodhart, founder and former editor of Prospect magazine, talks about the "values divide" in ... David Goodhart, founder and former editor of Prospect magazine, talks about the "values divide" in England that led to Brexit. He spoke at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC.
7:55 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.Rep. Henry Cuellar D-TX2017 Summer Reading with Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) 2017 Summer Reading with Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX)