Book TV Schedule

Week of September 14 through September 21

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, September 15
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.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. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Heather Mac Donald, The Diversity DelusionManhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald talked about her latest book, "The Diversity ... Manhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald talked about her latest book, "The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture." 9:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Turning PagesSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed her children's books, "The Beloved World of Sonia ... Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed her children's books, "The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor" and "Turning Pages: My Life Story" at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
10:31 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Steven Weisman, The Chosen WarsFormer New York Times correspondent and editor Steven Weisman provided a history of Judaism in ... Former New York Times correspondent and editor Steven Weisman provided a history of Judaism in America. He was joined in conversation by founding editor of On Faith, Sally Quinn. 11:37 AM EDTApprox. 24 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." 12:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Book TV visits Lake Charles, LAC-SPAN visited Lake Charles, LA to feature its local authors. C-SPAN visited Lake Charles, LA to feature its local authors.
1:11 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic, IndianapolisLynn Vincent and Sara Vladic recounted the sinking of the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945, the ... Lynn Vincent and Sara Vladic recounted the sinking of the USS Indianapolis on July 30, 1945, the worst disaster in U.S. naval history. 2:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 9 min.William Vollmann, No Immediate Danger & No Good AlternativeWilliam Vollmann provided his research on the causes for climate change. He's joined in ... William Vollmann provided his research on the causes for climate change. He's joined in conversation by Michelle Romero, worker advocate and national director of Green For All. 3:10 PM EDTApprox. 21 min.Richard Weikart, The Death of Humanity & Hitler's ReligionCalifornia State University professor Richard Weikart discussed his books, "The Death of Humanity" ... California State University professor Richard Weikart discussed his books, "The Death of Humanity" and "Hitler's Religion."
3:31 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.2018 Mississippi Book Festival - Discussion on Southern HistoryAuthors examined race, economics, and the judicial system in the South from the 19th century ... Authors examined race, economics, and the judicial system in the South from the 19th century through present day. 4:31 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Jose Andres, We Fed an IslandChef Jose Andres talked about the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of ... Chef Jose Andres talked about the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Mark Mills, Work in the Age of RobotsManhattan Institute senior fellow Mark Mills discussed his book, "Work in the Age of Robots." Manhattan Institute senior fellow Mark Mills discussed his book, "Work in the Age of Robots."
6:45 PM EDTApprox. 49 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). He spoke at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. 7:34 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.Gary Smith, What the Luck?Pomona College economics professor Gary Smith talked about his book, "What the Luck?: The ... Pomona College economics professor Gary Smith talked about his book, "What the Luck?: The Surprising Role of Chance in Our Everyday Lives." 7:45 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Jeanine Pirro, Liars, Leakers, and LiberalsFox News Host Jeanine Pirro offered her thoughts on the Trump presidency and his detractors. Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro offered her thoughts on the Trump presidency and his detractors.
8:49 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Steven Johnson, FarsightedBestselling author Steven Johnson argued that people can no longer make decisions and explored the ... Bestselling author Steven Johnson argued that people can no longer make decisions and explored the impact that has on military strategy, environmental planning, psychology, and more. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Derek Hunter, Outraged, Inc.Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the ... Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the media, and pop culture to advance their agenda. He's interviewed by Brent Bozell, Founder and President of the Media Research Center. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Eboo Patel, Out of Many FaithsEboo Patel, former faith advisor to Barack Obama, discussed the importance of religious diversity ... Eboo Patel, former faith advisor to Barack Obama, discussed the importance of religious diversity in America.
Sunday, September 16
12:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Jon Haidt and Greg Lukianoff, The Coddling of the American MindGreg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), and ... Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), and professor Jon Haidt argued that a variety of social and societal trends have led to a weakening of diverse viewpoints on college campuses. 1:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 26 min.Jose Andres, We Fed an IslandChef Jose Andres talked about the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of ... Chef Jose Andres talked about the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. 3:06 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.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.
4:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Ibtihaj Muhammad, ProudIbtihaj Muhammad detailed her journey to becoming the first female Muslim-American to medal at the ... Ibtihaj Muhammad detailed her journey to becoming the first female Muslim-American to medal at the Olympic Games. 5:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on Spywork & John LeCarreA discussion on spy work and author John LeCarre from the 18th annual National Book Festival, ... A discussion on spy work and author John LeCarre from the 18th annual National Book Festival, featuring Kai Bird, "The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames;" David Ignatius, "The Quantum Spy;" Joseph Kanon, "Defectors;" and Adam Sisman, "John LeCarre: The Biography." 6:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.John Ross, The Promise of the Grand CanyonJohn Ross explored the life of John Wesley Powell who, in 1869, became the first person to travel ... John Ross explored the life of John Wesley Powell who, in 1869, became the first person to travel the entire Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.
7:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Book TV visits Lake Charles, LAC-SPAN visited Lake Charles, LA to feature its local authors. C-SPAN visited Lake Charles, LA to feature its local authors. 8:10 AM EDTApprox. 51 min.Brian Kilmeade, Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New OrleansFox News host Brian Kilmeade recalled the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans at the 18th annual ... Fox News host Brian Kilmeade recalled the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. 9:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Arne Duncan, How Schools WorkObama Administration Education Secretary Arne Duncan discussed the success and failures of schools ... Obama Administration Education Secretary Arne Duncan discussed the success and failures of schools in America. He's interviewed by Kaya Henderson, former Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools.
10:02 AM EDTApprox. 7 hr. 58 min.LIVE 2018 Brooklyn Book FestivalBookTV presents coverage of the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival with author discussions on the middle ... BookTV presents coverage of the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival with author discussions on the middle class, immigration, journalism, innovation, and more. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Derek Hunter, Outraged, Inc.Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the ... Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the media, and pop culture to advance their agenda. He's interviewed by Brent Bozell, Founder and President of the Media Research Center. 7:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Eboo Patel, Out of Many FaithsEboo Patel, former faith advisor to Barack Obama, discussed the importance of religious diversity ... Eboo Patel, former faith advisor to Barack Obama, discussed the importance of religious diversity in America.
8:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Louis Rossetto, Change Is GoodWired magazine co-founder Louis Rossetto talked about his book "Change Is Good: A Story of the ... Wired magazine co-founder Louis Rossetto talked about his book "Change Is Good: A Story of the Heroic Era of the Internet." 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Derek Hunter, Outraged, Inc.Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the ... Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the media, and pop culture to advance their agenda. He's interviewed by Brent Bozell, Founder and President of the Media Research Center. 10:01 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.Lisa Margonelli, UnderbugLisa Margonelli explored termites, from their hive and swarm behavior and the over $20 billion ... Lisa Margonelli explored termites, from their hive and swarm behavior and the over $20 billion dollars of damage they cause each year to military and scientific research to develop artificial intelligence, potential biofuels, and more.
10:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Jeanine Pirro, Liars, Leakers, and LiberalsFox News Host Jeanine Pirro offered her thoughts on the Trump presidency and his detractors. Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro offered her thoughts on the Trump presidency and his detractors.
Monday, September 17
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Derek Hunter, Outraged, Inc.Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the ... Political writer Derek Hunter offered his thoughts on how progressives influence academia, the media, and pop culture to advance their agenda. He's interviewed by Brent Bozell, Founder and President of the Media Research Center. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Discussion on the Middle ClassAn author discussion on the middle class in America from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. An author discussion on the middle class in America from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. 1:50 AM EDTApprox. 47 min.Discussion on the Worldwide Impact of ArtAn author discussion on the global impact of art from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. An author discussion on the global impact of art from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.
2:37 AM EDTApprox. 51 min.Discussion on HateAn author discussion on hate from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. An author discussion on hate from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. 3:28 AM EDTApprox. 41 min.Discussion on the Art of the AccusedA discussion on how to receive artists accused of crimes from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. A discussion on how to receive artists accused of crimes from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. 4:09 AM EDTApprox. 43 min.Discussion on State PoliticsAn author discussion on state politics from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. An author discussion on state politics from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.
4:52 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Discussion on Journalism and PoliticsAn author discussion on the current relationship between journalism and politics from the 2018 ... An author discussion on the current relationship between journalism and politics from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. 5:42 AM EDTApprox. 47 min.Discussion on ImmigrationAn author discussion on immigration from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. An author discussion on immigration from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. 6:29 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Discussion on InnovationAn author discussion on innovation from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival. An author discussion on innovation from the 2018 Brooklyn Book Festival.
7:29 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Book TV visits Lake Charles, LAC-SPAN visited Lake Charles, LA to feature its local authors. C-SPAN visited Lake Charles, LA to feature its local authors.