Book TV Schedule

Week of April 16 through April 23

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, April 21
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.A Higher Loyalty Roundtable DiscussionRep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and former Reagan DOJ official Victoria Toensing discussed the impact of ... Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and former Reagan DOJ official Victoria Toensing discussed the impact of James Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty." 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Kory Stamper, Word by WordFormer Merriam Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper provided an inside look into the writing of ... Former Merriam Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper provided an inside look into the writing of dictionaries; from which words are included to how the usage of words changes over time. 10:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Jason Sokol, The Heavens Might CrackUniversity of New Hampshire history professor Jason Sokol recalled the nation's reaction to the ... University of New Hampshire history professor Jason Sokol recalled the nation's reaction to the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968. The author reported that at the time of his death, Dr. King was a divisive figure, both beloved and hated.
11:15 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 44 min.Book TV visits Asheville, NCThe C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Asheville, North Carolina to feature its literary community. The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Asheville, North Carolina to feature its literary community. 12:59 PM EDTApprox. 7 hr. 32 min.LIVE 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of BooksCoverage of the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Coverage of the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 8:31 PM EDTApprox. 29 min.Denise Kiernan The Last CastleIn 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride Edith Dresser to Biltmore, his 175,000 sq. ft. ... In 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride Edith Dresser to Biltmore, his 175,000 sq. ft. estate. In her book," The Last Castle," Denise Kiernan recounted their lives there and Edith's role as the mistress of the largest home in the U.S.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Book TVNon-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After WordsAuthors of the latest nonfiction books are interviewed by journalists, public policy makers, ... Authors of the latest nonfiction books are interviewed by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their material. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Book TVNon-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors.
Sunday, April 22
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 4 hr. 31 min.Book TVNon-fiction books and authors. Non-fiction books and authors. 4:31 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Rod Dreher, The Benedict OptionRod Dreher receives the Paolucci Book Award, given each year to "recognize the best book that ... Rod Dreher receives the Paolucci Book Award, given each year to "recognize the best book that advances conservative principles." 5:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Leonard Mlodinow, Elastic and Deepak Chopra, The Healing SelfLeonard Mlodinow, author of "Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change," and Deepak Chopra, ... Leonard Mlodinow, author of "Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change," and Deepak Chopra, author of "The Healing Self," discussed how technology influences how we process information and how it affects our brains.
7:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.A Higher Loyalty Roundtable DiscussionRep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and former Reagan DOJ official Victoria Toensing discussed the impact of ... Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and former Reagan DOJ official Victoria Toensing discussed the impact of James Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty." 8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Keith Whittington, Speak FreelyPrinceton professor Keith Whittington discussed free speech on college campuses. Princeton professor Keith Whittington discussed free speech on college campuses. 9:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 45 min.Book TV visits Asheville, NCThe C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Asheville, North Carolina to feature its literary community. The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Asheville, North Carolina to feature its literary community.
11:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Reid Wilson, EpidemicReid Wilson, national correspondent for The Hill, reported on the spread of the 2013 Ebola ... Reid Wilson, national correspondent for The Hill, reported on the spread of the 2013 Ebola outbreak. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words David Corn & Michael Isikoff, Russian RouletteJournalists David Corn and Michael Isikoff reported on how Russian hackers attempted to influence ... Journalists David Corn and Michael Isikoff reported on how Russian hackers attempted to influence the 2016 Presidential election. They were interviewed by Democratic Representative Joaquin Castro of Texas. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 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.
1:30 PM EDTApprox. 6 hr. 30 min.LIVE 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of BooksCoverage of the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Coverage of the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.A Higher Loyalty Roundtable DiscussionRep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and former Reagan DOJ official Victoria Toensing discussed the impact of ... Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and former Reagan DOJ official Victoria Toensing discussed the impact of James Comey's book, "A Higher Loyalty." 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on the Legacy of Slavery in the U.S.A discussion on the legacy of slavery in the United States from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times ... A discussion on the legacy of slavery in the United States from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Ethan Kytle and Blain Roberts, "Denmark Vesey's Garden: Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy;" and Kendra Field, "Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race and Nation after the Civil War."
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Call-in with Khaled Beydoun, American IslamophobiaLaw professor Khaled Beydoun took viewer phone calls about Islamophobia at the 23rd annual Los ... Law professor Khaled Beydoun took viewer phone calls about Islamophobia at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 10:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on ImmigrantsA discussion on immigrants from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured ... A discussion on immigrants from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Alberto Ledesma, "Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer;" Lauren Markham, "The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life;" and Sasha Polakow-Suransky, "Go Back to Where You Came From." 11:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Call-in with Patrisse Khan-Cullors, When They Call You a TerroristBlack Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors took viewer phone calls about race in America ... Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors took viewer phone calls about race in America at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
Monday, April 23
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on U.S. HistoryA discussion on U.S. history from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that ... A discussion on U.S. history from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Howard Blum, "In the Enemy's House;" Yunte Huang, "Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History;" Steven Ross, "Hitler in Los Angeles;" and Deanne Stillman, "Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill." 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Call-in with David Corn, Russian RouletteJournalist David Corn took viewer phone calls and tweets about the Russian hacking of the 2016 ... Journalist David Corn took viewer phone calls and tweets about the Russian hacking of the 2016 presidential election at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 1:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Reza Aslan, GodReza Aslan discussed his book, "God: A Human History," at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times ... Reza Aslan discussed his book, "God: A Human History," at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
2:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Call-in with Roger L. Simon, I Know BestRoger L. Simon, Hollywood screenwriter & co-founder of PJ Media, took viewer phone calls on ... Roger L. Simon, Hollywood screenwriter & co-founder of PJ Media, took viewer phone calls on current political and social issues at the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 3:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Matthew Kroenig, The Logic of American Nuclear StrategyGeorgetown University professor Matthew Kroenig argued that the U.S. should maintain a nuclear ... Georgetown University professor Matthew Kroenig argued that the U.S. should maintain a nuclear weapons arsenal that goes beyond second-strike capability. 4:30 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Hannah Jewell, She Caused a RiotHannah Jewell profiled 100 women throughout history who she reports have not been properly ... Hannah Jewell profiled 100 women throughout history who she reports have not been properly acknowledged for their accomplishments.
5:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Scott Horton, Fool's ErrandScott Horton, managing director of the Libertarian Institute and host of Antiwar Radio, argued ... Scott Horton, managing director of the Libertarian Institute and host of Antiwar Radio, argued that it is time to end the war in Afghanistan. 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Elaine Weiss, The Woman's HourElaine Weiss recalled the women's suffrage movement's efforts to promote the ratification of the ... Elaine Weiss recalled the women's suffrage movement's efforts to promote the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, which would allow women the right to vote. 7:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Brad Meltzer, The Escape ArtistBrad Meltzer provided a fictional account of an employee at Dover Air Force Base, the military ... Brad Meltzer provided a fictional account of an employee at Dover Air Force Base, the military site where the remains of military personnel that have been killed abroad first arrive when brought back to the United States.