Book TV Schedule

Week of May 2 through May 9

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, May 4
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, Kenneth Ackerman, David O. Stewart, "The Presidents"A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. ... A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. Stewart. 9:16 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Anna Merlan, "Republic of Lies"Journalist Anna Merlan looked at how conspiracy theories take root in society. Journalist Anna Merlan looked at how conspiracy theories take root in society. 10:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 29 min.Devin Fergus, "Land of the Fee"Devin Fergus talked about the hidden transaction fees that Americans regularly pay and the impact ... Devin Fergus talked about the hidden transaction fees that Americans regularly pay and the impact that these costs have had on the middle class.
11:30 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.Pamela Nadell, "America's Jewish Women"Pamela Nadell, director of Jewish Studies at American University, profiled Jewish women in social ... Pamela Nadell, director of Jewish Studies at American University, profiled Jewish women in social and political movements throughout American history. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits Palo Alto CAThe C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Palo Alto, California to explore its literary community. The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Palo Alto, California to explore its literary community. 1:30 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.Call-in with Janet Napolitano, "How Safe Are We?"Former Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano took viewer phone calls about ... Former Department of Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano took viewer phone calls about national security at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
2:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.ISI Conservative Book of the Year AwardYoram Hazony discussed his book "The Virtue of Nationalism," recipient of the Conservative Book of ... Yoram Hazony discussed his book "The Virtue of Nationalism," recipient of the Conservative Book of the Year Award. 3:10 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Amber Tamblyn, "Era of Ignition"Actor and Times Up co-founder Amber Tamblyn offered her thoughts on political activism. Actor and Times Up co-founder Amber Tamblyn offered her thoughts on political activism. 4:09 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.Matt Farwell, "American Cipher"Matt Farwell told the story of former U.S. Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the ... Matt Farwell told the story of former U.S. Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years after leaving his post in Afghanistan in 2009.
5:00 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Sara Georgini, "Household Gods"Sara Georgini talked about the religious lives of President John Adams and his family. Sara Georgini talked about the religious lives of President John Adams and his family. 5:55 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Rick Reilly, "Commander in Cheat"Sportswriter Rick Reilly offered his take on President Trump's ethics on and off the golf course. Sportswriter Rick Reilly offered his take on President Trump's ethics on and off the golf course. 6:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Tyler Cowen, "Big Business"Tyler Cowen argued that large corporations play an important role in our society and are often ... Tyler Cowen argued that large corporations play an important role in our society and are often unfairly criticized.
7:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 25 min.Valerie Jarrett, "Finding My Voice"Valerie Jarrett recounted her career and journey to serve as former senior adviser to President ... Valerie Jarrett recounted her career and journey to serve as former senior adviser to President Barack Obama. She was joined in conversation by Stacey Abrams, former Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia. 9:15 PM EDTApprox. 45 min.Sonia Purnell, "A Woman of No Importance"Sonia Purnell recounted the life of Baltimore socialite turned spy Virginia Hall, who was the ... Sonia Purnell recounted the life of Baltimore socialite turned spy Virginia Hall, who was the first Allied woman behind enemy lines during World War II. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Jennifer Eberhardt, "Biased"'Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. ... Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. She's interviewed by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL).
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 40 min.Discussion on "The Mueller Report"Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Washington Post reporters discussed the ... Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Washington Post reporters discussed the Mueller Report, a version of which was published as a book by the Washington Post.
Sunday, May 5
12:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, Kenneth Ackerman, David O. Stewart, "The Presidents"A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. ... A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. Stewart. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Judy Goldman, "Together"Author Judy Goldman shared her experiences with the healthcare system, patient advocacy, and the ... Author Judy Goldman shared her experiences with the healthcare system, patient advocacy, and the roles of caretakers after a medical mishap left her husband dependent on round-the-clock care. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 35 min.Jeff Kosseff, "The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet"Jeff Kosseff described section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 that protects ... Jeff Kosseff described section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 that protects providers/websites from lawsuits due to user content.
4:35 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Author Discussion on Investigative ReportingAuthors Beth Macy, "Dopesick," Eliza Griswold, "Amity and Prosperity," and Mona Hanna-Attisha, ... Authors Beth Macy, "Dopesick," Eliza Griswold, "Amity and Prosperity," and Mona Hanna-Attisha, "What the Eyes Don't See," discussed their books at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 5:36 AM EDTApprox. 29 min.Call-in with Beth Macy, "Dopesick"Author and journalist Beth Macy took viewer phone calls about the opioid epidemic at the 2019 Los ... Author and journalist Beth Macy took viewer phone calls about the opioid epidemic at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 6:05 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Evan Thomas, "First"Evan Thomas recounted the life and career of the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court, ... Evan Thomas recounted the life and career of the first woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. He spoke at the 2019 Annapolis Book Festival.
7:05 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.Katherine Marino, "Feminism for the Americas"UCLA professor Katherine Marino talked about the rise and impact of the women's rights movement in ... UCLA professor Katherine Marino talked about the rise and impact of the women's rights movement in the Americas. 8:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Matt Richtel, "An Elegant Defense"Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel explored the immune system and the impact research ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel explored the immune system and the impact research had on patients throughout the world. 9:02 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits Palo Alto CAThe C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Palo Alto, California to explore its literary community. The C-SPAN Cities Tour visited Palo Alto, California to explore its literary community.
10:30 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.Call-in with Justine Bateman, "Fame"Actress and director Justine Bateman took viewer phone calls about her book, "Fame: The Hijacking ... Actress and director Justine Bateman took viewer phone calls about her book, "Fame: The Hijacking of Reality," at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. 11:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Preet Bharara, "Doing Justice"Preet Bharara provided an inside look at how the judicial process works drawing from his personal ... Preet Bharara provided an inside look at how the judicial process works drawing from his personal experiences and case histories as a former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York. He was interviewed by Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr.LIVE In Depth Kathleen Hall JamiesonKathleen Hall Jamieson talks about her books and takes viewer questions. Prof. Jamieson's books ... Kathleen Hall Jamieson talks about her books and takes viewer questions. Prof. Jamieson's books include "Packaging the Presidency" and "Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President."
2:00 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 1 min.In Depth Kathleen Hall JamiesonAuthor and University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson talked about her books and ... Author and University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson talked about her books and took viewer questions. Prof. Jamieson is the author of over a dozen books, including "Packaging the Presidency," "The Press Effect," and, most recently, "Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President." 4:01 PM EDTApprox. 34 min.Nick Adams, "Class Dismissed"Nick Adams argued that young people can achieve the American Dream without going to college. Nick Adams argued that young people can achieve the American Dream without going to college. 4:35 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 39 min.Discussion on "The Mueller Report"Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Washington Post reporters discussed the ... Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Washington Post reporters discussed the Mueller Report, a version of which was published as a book by the Washington Post.
6:14 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.In Depth Heather Mac DonaldAuthor Heather Mac Donald talked about her books and took viewer questions. Ms. Mac Donald is the ... Author Heather Mac Donald talked about her books and took viewer questions. Ms. Mac Donald is the author of several books, including "The Burden of Bad Ideas," "The War on Cops," and, most recently, "The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture." 6:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Michael Tanner, "The Inclusive Economy"Michael Tanner provided a blueprint for poverty reduction based on criminal justice reform, ... Michael Tanner provided a blueprint for poverty reduction based on criminal justice reform, greater educational freedom, housing deregulation, banking reform, and inclusive economic growth. 7:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 35 min.Jeff Bergner, "The Vanishing Congress"Jeff Bergner took a critical look at the U.S. Congress and compared its power today to what was ... Jeff Bergner took a critical look at the U.S. Congress and compared its power today to what was envisoned by the Founders.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Jennifer Eberhardt, "Biased"'Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. ... Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. She's interviewed by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). 10:01 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr.In Depth Kathleen Hall JamiesonAuthor and University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson talked about her books and ... Author and University of Pennsylvania professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson talked about her books and took viewer questions. Prof. Jamieson is the author of over a dozen books, including "Packaging the Presidency," "The Press Effect," and, most recently, "Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President."
Monday, May 6
12:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Jennifer Eberhardt, "Biased"'Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. ... Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. She's interviewed by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). 1:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, Kenneth Ackerman, David O. Stewart, "The Presidents"A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. ... A discussion on C-SPAN's "The Presidents" book with contributors Kenneth Ackerman and David O. Stewart. 2:16 AM EDTApprox. 44 min.Sonia Purnell, "A Woman of No Importance"Sonia Purnell recounted the life of Baltimore socialite turned spy Virginia Hall, who was the ... Sonia Purnell recounted the life of Baltimore socialite turned spy Virginia Hall, who was the first Allied woman behind enemy lines during World War II.
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Jennifer Eberhardt, "Biased"'Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. ... Stanford University professor Jennifer Eberhardt offered her insights on implicit racial bias. She's interviewed by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL). 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 40 min.John Brockman, "Possible Minds"Editor John Brockman and "Possible Minds" contributors discussed the future of artificial ... Editor John Brockman and "Possible Minds" contributors discussed the future of artificial intelligence. 5:40 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Cara Robertson, "The Trial of Lizzie Borden"Legal scholar Cara Robertson examined the murder trial of Lizzie Borden in 1893. The case received ... Legal scholar Cara Robertson examined the murder trial of Lizzie Borden in 1893. The case received international attention as Ms. Borden was tried for the murder of her father and step-mother in Falls River, Massachusetts.
6:30 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 30 min.Reshma Saujani, "Brave, Not Perfect"Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani discussed her career, activism, and the feminist movement. Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani discussed her career, activism, and the feminist movement.