Book TV Schedule

Week of August 10 through August 17

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, August 11
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Rachel Devlin, A Girl Stands at the DoorRutgers University history professor Rachel Devlin looked at the desegregation of American public ... Rutgers University history professor Rachel Devlin looked at the desegregation of American public schools through the actions of young women throughout the country. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 3 hr.In Depth In Depth with Cory DoctorowOur 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth continues with author Cory Doctorow. Mr. Doctorow's books ... Our 2018 Fiction Edition of In Depth continues with author Cory Doctorow. Mr. Doctorow's books include "Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom," "Little Brother," and, most recently, "Walkaway." 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Is Faith Compatible with Reason?Brigham Young University's Daniel Peterson and Scientific American columnist Michael Shermer ... Brigham Young University's Daniel Peterson and Scientific American columnist Michael Shermer debated whether faith and reason are compatible.
1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Eric Posner, Radical MarketsEric Posner argued that a truly free market can lead to greater equality, prosperity, and ... Eric Posner argued that a truly free market can lead to greater equality, prosperity, and political cooperation. 2:30 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.Gary Krist, The Mirage FactoryGary Krist recounted the founding of Los Angeles, a city that the author reports grew wildly from ... Gary Krist recounted the founding of Los Angeles, a city that the author reports grew wildly from 1900 to 1930 despite its less than desirable surroundings, which included an arid climate that was abutted by deserts and mountains. 3:21 PM EDTApprox. 9 min.Vicki Alger, FailureBook TV interviewed the Independent Institute's Vicki Alger about her book, "Failure: The Federal ... Book TV interviewed the Independent Institute's Vicki Alger about her book, "Failure: The Federal Miseducation of America's Children."
3:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Robin DiAngelo, White FragilityRobin DiAngelo explored the challenges in discussing race with white Americans. Robin DiAngelo explored the challenges in discussing race with white Americans. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Profile of All Points BooksBookTV talked to Adam Bellow, editorial director of All Points Books, about publishing authors ... BookTV talked to Adam Bellow, editorial director of All Points Books, about publishing authors from both the political right and left. 6:29 PM EDTApprox. 29 min.Robert Poole, Jr., Rethinking America's HighwaysBook TV interviewed Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation about his book, "Rethinking America's ... Book TV interviewed Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation about his book, "Rethinking America's Highways."
6:58 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 22 min.J.D. Dickey, Rising in FlamesJ.D. Dickey provided a history of Union General William Sherman's 1864 "March to the Sea" from ... J.D. Dickey provided a history of Union General William Sherman's 1864 "March to the Sea" from Atlanta to Savannah. 8:20 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Onnesha Roychoudhuri, The Marginalized MajorityJournalist Onnesha Roychoudhuri examined the progressive movement's history and its role in ... Journalist Onnesha Roychoudhuri examined the progressive movement's history and its role in politics today. 9:20 PM EDTApprox. 40 min.Yeonmi Park, In Order to LiveNorth Korean defector Yeonmi Park discussed her book, "In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's ... North Korean defector Yeonmi Park discussed her book, "In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom."
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words D.L. Hughley, How Not to Get ShotComedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. ... Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY). 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Michael Chertoff, Exploding DataFormer Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discussed safeguarding national security and ... Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discussed safeguarding national security and information privacy in the digital age. He 's joined in conversation by former Democratic Representative Ellen Tauscher of California
Sunday, August 12
12:15 AM EDTApprox. 15 min.Janet Napolitano. How Safe are WeFormer Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano looked back at her tenure and ... Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano looked back at her tenure and weighed in on the current issues that face the department. 12:30 AM EDTApprox. 38 min.Book Party for Sean Spicer, The BriefingBook TV attended a publication party for former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's book, ... Book TV attended a publication party for former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's book, "The Briefing," a recount of his time in the Trump administration. 1:08 AM EDTApprox. 22 min.Nigel Travis, The Challenge CultureNigel Travis, CEO and chairman of Dunkin Brands, offered his thoughts on how companies can stay ... Nigel Travis, CEO and chairman of Dunkin Brands, offered his thoughts on how companies can stay relevant by asking their workers to challenge the status quo.
1:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.James Robenalt, Ballots and BulletsJames Robenalt chronicled the unrest between police and black nationalists in Cleveland in 1968. James Robenalt chronicled the unrest between police and black nationalists in Cleveland in 1968. 2:34 AM EDTApprox. 11 min.Vicki Alger, FailureBook TV interviewed the Independent Institute's Vicki Alger about her book, "Failure: The Federal ... Book TV interviewed the Independent Institute's Vicki Alger about her book, "Failure: The Federal Miseducation of America's Children." 2:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Andrew Selee, Vanishing FrontiersAndrew Selee, President of the Migration Policy Institute, discusses Mexico's transformation over ... Andrew Selee, President of the Migration Policy Institute, discusses Mexico's transformation over the past twenty years and its influence on the U.S.
3:46 AM EDTApprox. 14 min.Preview of W.W. Norton & Liveright Publishing's Fall BooksJulia Reidhead, president of W.W. Norton, and Bob Weil, editor-in-chief of Liveright Publishing, ... Julia Reidhead, president of W.W. Norton, and Bob Weil, editor-in-chief of Liveright Publishing, previewed their forthcoming books. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Ken Auletta, FrenemiesKen Auletta examined the changing state of advertising and marketing in the digital age. Ken Auletta examined the changing state of advertising and marketing in the digital age. 5:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Jeanne Safer, I Love You, But I Hate Your PoliticsPsychotherapist Jeanne Safer discussed how political differences are hurting personal ... Psychotherapist Jeanne Safer discussed how political differences are hurting personal relationships and offers remedies to the problem.
5:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Jonathan Salk, A New RealityPsychiatrist Jonathan Salk, son of polio vaccine developer Jonas Salk, shared updated thoughts on ... Psychiatrist Jonathan Salk, son of polio vaccine developer Jonas Salk, shared updated thoughts on world population and how it will affect the political and social climate. 6:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Donna Hylton, A Little Piece of LightDonna Hylton discussed her life and advocacy work in criminal justice reform and women's rights ... Donna Hylton discussed her life and advocacy work in criminal justice reform and women's rights after being incarcerated for 27 years. 8:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Andy Puzder, The Capitalist ComebackFormer CEO of Carl's Jr., Andy Puzder, discussed his book, "The Capitalist Comeback." Former CEO of Carl's Jr., Andy Puzder, discussed his book, "The Capitalist Comeback."
9:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lawrence Tribe and Joshua Matz, To End a PresidencyHarvard Law professor Laurence Tribe and lawyer Joshua Matz explored the history of impeachment ... Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe and lawyer Joshua Matz explored the history of impeachment and its potential role in the 21st century. 10:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Book Party for Sean Spicer, The BriefingBook TV attended a publication party for former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's book, ... Book TV attended a publication party for former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's book, "The Briefing," a recount of his time in the Trump administration. 10:50 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.J.D. Dickey, Rising in FlamesJ.D. Dickey provided a history of Union General William Sherman's 1864 "March to the Sea" from ... J.D. Dickey provided a history of Union General William Sherman's 1864 "March to the Sea" from Atlanta to Savannah.
12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Malcolm Nance, The Plot to Destroy DemocracyFormer military intelligence officer Malcolm Nance examined cyber warfare and other tactics used ... Former military intelligence officer Malcolm Nance examined cyber warfare and other tactics used by Russia to interfere with the 2016 Presidential election. He's interviewed by Suzanne Spaulding, Former Homeland Security Under Secretary during the Obama administration. 1:01 PM EDTApprox. 39 min.Yeonmi Park, In Order to LiveNorth Korean defector Yeonmi Park discussed her book, "In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's ... North Korean defector Yeonmi Park discussed her book, "In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom." 1:40 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.John Lingan, HomeplaceJournalist John Lingan reported on the socio-cultural shifts taking place in rural America, ... Journalist John Lingan reported on the socio-cultural shifts taking place in rural America, focusing on Winchester, Virginia, the home of singer Patsy Cline.
3:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Mona Charen, Sex MattersSyndicated columnist Mona Charen argued that the feminist agenda has upended the nuclear family ... Syndicated columnist Mona Charen argued that the feminist agenda has upended the nuclear family and how we view relationships between men and women. 4:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Darnell Moore, No Ashes in the FireCASSIUS editor-at-large Darnell Moore detailed his life and journey to becoming an activist. CASSIUS editor-at-large Darnell Moore detailed his life and journey to becoming an activist. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Walter Block, Space CapitalismLoyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, "Space Capitalism: How ... Loyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, "Space Capitalism: How Humans Will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids."
5:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Thomas Frank, Rendezvous with OblivionThomas Frank examined economic inequalities in cities across the country. Thomas Frank examined economic inequalities in cities across the country. 6:30 PM EDTApprox. 41 min.Book Party for Sean Spicer, The BriefingBook TV attended a publication party for former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's book, ... Book TV attended a publication party for former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's book, "The Briefing," a recount of his time in the Trump administration. 7:11 PM EDTApprox. 19 min.Carmen Segarra, NoncompliantCarmen Segarra discussed her time working with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and regulating ... Carmen Segarra discussed her time working with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and regulating Goldman Sachs.
7:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 14 min.Michael Chertoff, Exploding DataFormer Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discussed safeguarding national security and ... Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discussed safeguarding national security and information privacy in the digital age. He 's joined in conversation by former Democratic Representative Ellen Tauscher of California 8:44 PM EDTApprox. 16 min.Joshua Dunn, Passing on the RightUniversity of Colorado professor Joshua Dunn discussed his book, "Passing on the Right: ... University of Colorado professor Joshua Dunn discussed his book, "Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University." 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words D.L. Hughley, How Not to Get ShotComedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. ... Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY).
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.George Gilder, Life After GoogleGeorge Gilder talked about his latest book, "Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise ... George Gilder talked about his latest book, "Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy." 10:30 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.Nomi Prins, CollusionFormer Wall Street executive Nomi Prins offers her thoughts on the power and influence of the ... Former Wall Street executive Nomi Prins offers her thoughts on the power and influence of the world's central bankers. 11:38 PM EDTApprox. 23 min.Charles Sauer, Profit MotiveMarket Institute founder and president Charles Sauer talks about his book, "Profit Motive: What ... Market Institute founder and president Charles Sauer talks about his book, "Profit Motive: What Drives the Things We Do."
Monday, August 13
12:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words D.L. Hughley, How Not to Get ShotComedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. ... Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY). 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Paul Offit, Bad AdvicePaul Offit discussed the risks of getting medical advice from everyone other than a doctor. Paul Offit discussed the risks of getting medical advice from everyone other than a doctor. 2:10 AM EDTApprox. 51 min.2018 Roosevelt Reading Festival - Susan Dunn, A Blueprint for WarSusan Dunn, humanities professor at Williams College, recounted FDR's efforts to ready America ... Susan Dunn, humanities professor at Williams College, recounted FDR's efforts to ready America militarily for World War II.
3:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words D.L. Hughley, How Not to Get ShotComedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. ... Comedian and actor D.L. Hughley shared his thoughts on race in America. He's interviewed by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY). 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Walter Block, Space CapitalismLoyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, "Space Capitalism: How ... Loyola University economics professor Walter Block discussed his book, "Space Capitalism: How Humans Will Colonize Planets, Moons, and Asteroids." 4:30 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr.Seymour Hersh, ReporterInvestigative reporter Seymour Hersh talked about his life in journalism. Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh talked about his life in journalism.
6:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Patricia O'Toole, The MoralistHistorian Patricia O'Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson. Historian Patricia O'Toole chronicled the political career of President Woodrow Wilson.