Book TV Schedule

Week of March 8 through March 15

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, March 10
8:01 AM ESTApprox. 59 min.Celeste Headlee, We Need to TalkJournalist Celeste Headlee offered communication strategies to improve civil discourse. Journalist Celeste Headlee offered communication strategies to improve civil discourse. 9:00 AM ESTApprox. 3 hr.In Depth Jeff ShaaraWe continued our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth with military historical fiction author, Jeff ... We continued our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth with military historical fiction author, Jeff Shaara. Mr. Shaara's 15 novels tell the military history of America from the American Revolution to the Korean War. 12:00 PM ESTApprox. 7 hr. 31 min.LIVE 2018 Tucson Festival of BooksAuthor event coverage and viewer call-in segments from the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books. Author event coverage and viewer call-in segments from the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books.
7:31 PM ESTApprox. 29 min.Dolly Parton's Imagination Library's 100 Millionth Book DonationSinger-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read ... Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read from her book, "Coat of Many Colors," which she donated to the Library of Congress. 8:00 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Steven Pinker, Enlightenment NowExperimental cognitive scientist and bestselling author Steven Pinker explored the thought ... Experimental cognitive scientist and bestselling author Steven Pinker explored the thought processes behind extremism and authoritarianism. 9:01 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Politics PanelA discussion on politics from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Joe Conason, ... A discussion on politics from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Joe Conason, "Man of the World: The Further Endeavors of Bill Clinton;" Charles Sykes, "How the Right Lost Its Mind;" and Edward Luce, "The Retreat of Western Liberalism."
10:03 PM ESTApprox. 23 min.Call-in with Edward Luce, The Retreat of Western LiberalismEdward Luce, author of "The Retreat of Western Liberalism," took viewer phone calls and tweets on ... Edward Luce, author of "The Retreat of Western Liberalism," took viewer phone calls and tweets on democracy and global politics at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 10:26 PM ESTApprox. 57 min.Douglas Preston, The Lost City of the Monkey GodDouglas Preston discussed his book, "The Lost City of the Monkey God" at the 10th annual Tucson ... Douglas Preston discussed his book, "The Lost City of the Monkey God" at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 11:23 PM ESTApprox. 31 min.Call-in with Melissa Del Bosque, BloodlinesInvestigate journalist Melissa Del Bosque took viewer phone calls and tweets on drug cartels and ... Investigate journalist Melissa Del Bosque took viewer phone calls and tweets on drug cartels and the U.S.-Mexico border at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books.
11:54 PM ESTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Discussion on the Trump AdministrationA discussion on the Trump administration from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that ... A discussion on the Trump administration from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Joshua Green, "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency;" David Cay Johnston, "It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration is Doing to America;" Katy Tur, "Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American HIstory;" and John Nichols, "Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse: A Field Guide to the Most Dangerous People in America."
Sunday, March 11
12:58 AM ESTApprox. 19 min.Call-in with David Cay Johnston, It's Even Worse Than You ThinkPulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston took viewer phone calls and ... Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist David Cay Johnston took viewer phone calls and tweets on the Trump administration at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 1:17 AM ESTApprox. 58 min.Scott Kelly, EnduranceAstronaut Scott Kelly recalls his time in space at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. Astronaut Scott Kelly recalls his time in space at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 3:15 AM EDTApprox. 26 min.Call-in with Scott Kelly, EnduranceAstronaut Scott Kelly took viewer phone calls and tweets on his time in space at the 10th annual ... Astronaut Scott Kelly took viewer phone calls and tweets on his time in space at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books.
3:41 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on the Vietnam WarA discussion on the Vietnam War from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Max ... A discussion on the Vietnam War from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Max Boot, "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam;" Gregory Daddis, "Withdrawal: Reassessing America's Final Years in Vietnam;" and Doug Stanton, "The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War." 4:41 AM EDTApprox. 23 min.Call-in with Max Boot, The Road Not TakenHistorian Max Boot took viewer phone calls and tweets on the Vietnam War at the 10th annual Tucson ... Historian Max Boot took viewer phone calls and tweets on the Vietnam War at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 5:04 AM EDTApprox. 26 min.Dolly Parton's Imagination Library's 100 Millionth Book DonationSinger-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read ... Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read from her book, "Coat of Many Colors," which she donated to the Library of Congress.
5:30 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Eric Motley, Madison ParkFormer Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, Eric Motley, retraced his journey from ... Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, Eric Motley, retraced his journey from Madison Park, Alabama, to the White House. 6:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Jeff Goodell, The Water Will ComeJeff Goodell reported on the rise of sea levels and changing coast lines. Jeff Goodell reported on the rise of sea levels and changing coast lines. 7:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Rachel Herz, Why You Eat What You EatRachel Herz reported on the science and psychology behind eating. Rachel Herz reported on the science and psychology behind eating.
8:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Yasha Levine, Surveillance ValleyInvestigative reporter Yasha Levine looked at how the Pentagon's interest in surveillance led to ... Investigative reporter Yasha Levine looked at how the Pentagon's interest in surveillance led to the creation of the internet. 9:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Steve Coll, Directorate SSteve Coll looked at the CIA's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic ... Steve Coll looked at the CIA's secret wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan and the problematic relationship between the CIA and Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). 10:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Michele Rigby Assad, Breaking CoverMichele Rigby Assad talked about her life as a CIA agent working in the Middle East. Michele Rigby Assad talked about her life as a CIA agent working in the Middle East.
12:00 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Joanne Lipman, That's What She SaidFormer USA TODAY editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman discussed how to close the gender divide in the ... Former USA TODAY editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman discussed how to close the gender divide in the workplace. She is interviewed by New Jersey Representative Leonard Lance. 12:59 PM EDTApprox. 7 hr. 32 min.LIVE 2018 Tucson Festival of BooksEvent coverage and viewer call-in segments from the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books. Event coverage and viewer call-in segments from the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books. 8:31 PM EDTApprox. 29 min.Dolly Parton's Imagination Library's 100 Millionth Book DonationSinger-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read ... Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read from her book, "Coat of Many Colors," which she donated to the Library of Congress.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on Women During WartimeA discussion on women during wartime from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured ... A discussion on women during wartime from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Liza Mundy, "Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breaks of World War II;" Kate Moore, "The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women;" and Elizabeth Cobbs, "The Hello Girls: America's First Women Soldiers." 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 25 min.Call-in with Liza Mundy, Code GirlsLiza Mundy took viewer phone calls and tweets on women code breakers during World War II at the ... Liza Mundy took viewer phone calls and tweets on women code breakers during World War II at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 10:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Discussion on the Republican PartyA discussion on the Republican Party from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured ... A discussion on the Republican Party from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Craig Shirley, "Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative;" Katherine Cramer Walsh, "The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker;" and Charles Sykes, "How the Right Lost Its Mind."
11:26 PM EDTApprox. 22 min.Call-in with Craig Shirley, Citizen NewtCraig Shirley took viewer phone calls and tweets on the Republican Party at the 10th annual Tucson ... Craig Shirley took viewer phone calls and tweets on the Republican Party at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 11:48 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Discussion on PoliticsA discussion on politics from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Joshua Green, ... A discussion on politics from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Joshua Green, "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency;" David Cay Johnston, "The Making of Donald Trump;" and Nancy MacLean, "Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America."
Monday, March 12
12:50 AM EDTApprox. 21 min.Call-in with Joshua Green, Devil's BargainBloomberg Businessweek national correspondent Joshua Green took viewer phone calls and tweets on ... Bloomberg Businessweek national correspondent Joshua Green took viewer phone calls and tweets on Steve Bannon and the Trump administration at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 1:11 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Discussion on Working with the PresidentA discussion on working with the President from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that ... A discussion on working with the President from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Michael Giorgione, "Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat" and Craig Shirley, "Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980." 2:10 AM EDTApprox. 29 min.Call-in with Nancy MaClean, Democracy in ChainsNancy MacLean, history and public policy professor at Duke University, took viewer phone calls and ... Nancy MacLean, history and public policy professor at Duke University, took viewer phone calls and tweets on her history of the political right at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books.
2:39 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.Discussion on Immigration and Race RelationsA discussion on immigration and race relations from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that ... A discussion on immigration and race relations from the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books that featured Sheryll Cashin, "Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy;" Todd Miller, "Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security;" and Sasha Polakow-Suransky, "Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy." 3:37 AM EDTApprox. 48 min.Call-in with Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Go Back to Where You Came FromSasha Polakow-Suransky, former senior editor at Foreign Affairs, took viewer phone calls and ... Sasha Polakow-Suransky, former senior editor at Foreign Affairs, took viewer phone calls and tweets on immigration at the 10th annual Tucson Festival of Books. 4:25 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.Dolly Parton's Imagination Library's 100 Millionth Book DonationSinger-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read ... Singer-songwriter Dolly Parton talked about her Imagination Library book gifting program and read from her book, "Coat of Many Colors," which she donated to the Library of Congress.
4:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Paul Brandus, This Day in Presidential HistoryWhite House reporter Paul Brandus offered a history of the presidency through anecdotes for each ... White House reporter Paul Brandus offered a history of the presidency through anecdotes for each day of the year. 5:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Susan Marquis, I Am Not a TractorSusan Marquis, vice president of innovation at the RAND Corporation, looked at efforts by Florida ... Susan Marquis, vice president of innovation at the RAND Corporation, looked at efforts by Florida farmworkers to improve their working conditions. 6:59 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 2 min.Noah Feldman, The Three Lives of James MadisonHarvard Law School professor Noah Feldman recounted the political life of James Madison. Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman recounted the political life of James Madison.