Book TV Schedule

Week of October 9 through October 16

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, October 12
8:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.Kasey Pipes, "After the Fall"Kasey Pipes, former adviser to President George W. Bush, recounted the post-White House years of ... Kasey Pipes, former adviser to President George W. Bush, recounted the post-White House years of President Richard Nixon. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 2 hr. 1 min.In Depth Naomi KleinJournalist Naomi Klein talked about her books and took viewer questions on topics such as ... Journalist Naomi Klein talked about her books and took viewer questions on topics such as consumerism, free market capitalism, & climate change. Her books include "No Logo," "The Shock Doctrine," & "On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal." 11:01 AM EDTApprox. 7 hr.LIVE 2019 Southern Festival of BooksBook TV presents coverage of author discussions from the 2019 Southern Festival of Books in ... Book TV presents coverage of author discussions from the 2019 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville.
6:01 PM EDTApprox. 56 min.Jason Chaffetz, "Power Grab"Former Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz argued that liberals are trying to undermine the ... Former Utah Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz argued that liberals are trying to undermine the Trump presidency. 6:57 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 3 min.Lonnie Bunch, "A Fool's Errand"Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie Bunch discussed the creation of the National ... Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Lonnie Bunch discussed the creation of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Michael Lynch, ""Know-It-All Society"University of Connecticut philosophy professor Michael Lynch examined how the internet has changed ... University of Connecticut philosophy professor Michael Lynch examined how the internet has changed people's attitudes toward the truth.
9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Corey Robin, "The Enigma of Clarence Thomas"Political science professor Corey Robin examined Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas's ... Political science professor Corey Robin examined Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas's jurisprudence through his writings and speeches. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Susan Rice, "Tough Love - My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For"Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her ... Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her life and career in American diplomacy and foreign policy. She was interviewed by Robin Wright, author and contributing writer for the New Yorker. 11:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Jackie Gingrich Cushman, "Our Broken America"Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman shared her thoughts on how to move the country from ... Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman shared her thoughts on how to move the country from political polarization and back to finding common ground.
Sunday, October 13
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Chris Edmonds, "No Surrender"Chris Edmonds retraced his father's journey as an American soldier fighting in World War II. Chris Edmonds retraced his father's journey as an American soldier fighting in World War II. 12:50 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.Jennifer Grossman, "Ayn Rand's Anthem"Jennifer Grossman, CEO of the Atlas Society, talks about her graphic novel adaption of Ayn Rand's ... Jennifer Grossman, CEO of the Atlas Society, talks about her graphic novel adaption of Ayn Rand's "Anthem." 1:10 AM EDTApprox. 52 min.Author Discussion on War and the MilitaryAuthors Elliott Ackerman and Clay Risen discussed America's military and rise as a global power. Authors Elliott Ackerman and Clay Risen discussed America's military and rise as a global power.
2:02 AM EDTApprox. 44 min.Kevin Williamson, "The Smallest Minority"Kevin Williamson, correspondent for National Review, talked about his book "The Smallest Minority: ... Kevin Williamson, correspondent for National Review, talked about his book "The Smallest Minority: Independent Thinking in the Age of Mob Politics." 2:46 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Jason DeParle, "A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves"New York Times reporter Jason DeParle chronicled three generations of the Comodas family and their ... New York Times reporter Jason DeParle chronicled three generations of the Comodas family and their migration from the Philippines to the U.S. 3:36 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.Liz Wheeler, "Tipping Points - How to Topple the Left's House of Cards"One America News Networks host Liz Wheeler offered her thoughts on how to debate the Left. One America News Networks host Liz Wheeler offered her thoughts on how to debate the Left.
4:21 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Author Discussion on Minority Contributions to AmericaAuthors Carrie Gibson and Christina Proenza-Coles detailed the contributions of Hispanics and ... Authors Carrie Gibson and Christina Proenza-Coles detailed the contributions of Hispanics and African-Americans in early America. 5:11 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Jim Mattis, "Call Sign Chaos"Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis recounted his military career and offered his thoughts on ... Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis recounted his military career and offered his thoughts on leadership. 6:16 AM EDTApprox. 52 min.Paul Theroux, "On the Plain of Snakes"Travel writer Paul Theroux talked about his journeys along the U.S.-Mexico border and into Mexico. Travel writer Paul Theroux talked about his journeys along the U.S.-Mexico border and into Mexico.
7:08 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.Andrew Pollack, "Why Meadow Died"Andrew Pollack, the father of a student killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Highschool in ... Andrew Pollack, the father of a student killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Highschool in Parkland, Florida, offered his thoughts on school safety and guns. 8:16 AM EDTApprox. 58 min.Saeed Jones, "How We Fight for Our Lives"Saeed Jones shared his thoughts on gender and identity. Saeed Jones shared his thoughts on gender and identity. 9:14 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.Hyrum Lewis, "There Is a God"Hyrum Lewis, professor of history at BYU Idaho, talked about his book, "There Is a God: How to ... Hyrum Lewis, professor of history at BYU Idaho, talked about his book, "There Is a God: How to Respond to Atheism in the Last Days."
9:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Author Discussion on Race and IdentityAuthors Kendra Allen and Jennine Cap Crucet offered their thoughts on race issues in America. Authors Kendra Allen and Jennine Cap Crucet offered their thoughts on race issues in America. 10:45 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Irene Butter, "Shores Beyond Shores"Holocaust survivor Irene Butter reflected on her childhood, being imprisoned in two concentration ... Holocaust survivor Irene Butter reflected on her childhood, being imprisoned in two concentration camps during World War II, and her arrival to the United States in 1945. 12:00 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.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.
12:59 PM EDTApprox. 4 hr. 2 min.LIVE 2019 Southern Festival of BooksBook TV presents coverage of author discussions from the 2019 Southern Festival of Books in ... Book TV presents coverage of author discussions from the 2019 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. 5:01 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 31 min.Norwich University Military Writers' SymposiumAuthors Benedetta Berti ("Armed Political Organizations"), Paul Scharre ("Army of None"), and ... Authors Benedetta Berti ("Armed Political Organizations"), Paul Scharre ("Army of None"), and Peter W. Singer ("LikeWar") talked about warfare in the 21st Century. 6:32 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 28 min.Benjamin Moser, "Sontag"Biographer Benjamin Moser recounted the life of the late public intellectual Susan Sontag. Biographer Benjamin Moser recounted the life of the late public intellectual Susan Sontag.
8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Jackie Gingrich Cushman, "Our Broken America"Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman shared her thoughts on how to move the country from ... Syndicated columnist Jackie Gingrich Cushman shared her thoughts on how to move the country from political polarization and back to finding common ground. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Susan Rice, "Tough Love - My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For"Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her ... Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her life and career in American diplomacy and foreign policy. She was interviewed by Robin Wright, author and contributing writer for the New Yorker. 10:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.James Stewart, "Deep State"James Stewart drew on his interviews with members of the FBI, Justice Department, and White House, ... James Stewart drew on his interviews with members of the FBI, Justice Department, and White House, to report on the Mueller investigation.
11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Bob Batchelor, "The Bourbon King"Bob Batchelor recalled the life of bootlegger George Remus who, according to the author, had the ... Bob Batchelor recalled the life of bootlegger George Remus who, according to the author, had the largest illegal alcohol operation during Prohibition. The author reported that Remus, also a lawyer and pharmacist, discovered a loophole in the Volstead Act, which allowed him to garner close to $200 million in profits.
Monday, October 14
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Susan Rice, "Tough Love - My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For"Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her ... Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her life and career in American diplomacy and foreign policy. She was interviewed by Robin Wright, author and contributing writer for the New Yorker. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 40 min.Tom Mueller, "Crisis of Conscience"Tom Mueller talked about the rise and impact of whistleblowers in the United States. Tom Mueller talked about the rise and impact of whistleblowers in the United States. 2:40 AM EDTApprox. 20 min.Tom Clavin, "Wild Bill"Tom Clavin talked about his book "Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First ... Tom Clavin talked about his book "Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter."
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.After Words Susan Rice, "Tough Love - My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For"Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her ... Former Obama administration National Security Adviser & UN Ambassador Susan Rice discussed her life and career in American diplomacy and foreign policy. She was interviewed by Robin Wright, author and contributing writer for the New Yorker. 4:01 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Gordon Chang, "Losing South Korea"Gordon Chang talked about the possibility and consequences of North Korea taking over South Korea. ... Gordon Chang talked about the possibility and consequences of North Korea taking over South Korea. He also weighed in on the recent demonstrations against China in Hong Kong. 5:02 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Samantha Power, "The Education of an Idealist"Samantha Power spoke about her tenure as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the Obama ... Samantha Power spoke about her tenure as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the Obama Administration.
5:57 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 8 min.Neil Gorsuch, "A Republic, If You Can Keep It "Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch reflected on his thirty-year career and offered his ... Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch reflected on his thirty-year career and offered his thoughts on the judiciary and the U.S. Constitution. 7:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Susan Neiman, "Learning from the Germans"Susan Neiman examined lessons Germany and the U.S. have learned from violence and hate in the ... Susan Neiman examined lessons Germany and the U.S. have learned from violence and hate in the past.