Book TV Schedule

Week of October 21 through October 28

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, October 26
8:01 AM 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. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Megan Phelps-Roper, "Unfollow"Megan Phelps-Roper recalled her upbringing in the Westboro Baptist Church and her decision to ... Megan Phelps-Roper recalled her upbringing in the Westboro Baptist Church and her decision to leave. She spoke at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison. 10:01 AM EDTApprox. 59 min.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.
11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 50 min.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. 12:50 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.After Words Michelle Malkin, "Open Borders Inc."Journalist Michelle Malkin offered her thoughts on U.S. immigration policy. She was interviewed by ... Journalist Michelle Malkin offered her thoughts on U.S. immigration policy. She was interviewed by Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX). 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 51 min.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin.
1:51 PM EDTApprox. 9 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. 2:00 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. 2:49 PM EDTApprox. 11 min.After Words Sen. Rand Paul, "The Case Against Socialism"Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in America. He was interviewed by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL).
3:00 PM EDTApprox. 3 hr.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. 6:00 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. 7:00 PM 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.
7:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Jack Goldsmith, "In Hoffa's Shadow"Jack Goldsmith, former assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, recalled ... Jack Goldsmith, former assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, recalled the life of his step-father who was an associate of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa. 8:54 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Allison Stanger, "Whistleblowers"Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a ... Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a history of American whistleblowers and argued for their necessity to ensure a vital democracy. 10:00 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.After Words Sen. Rand Paul, "The Case Against Socialism"Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in America. He was interviewed by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL).
10:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Stephen Kinzer, "Poisoner in Chief"Stephen Kinzer talked about the work of Sidney Gottlieb (1918-1999), the head of the CIA's ... Stephen Kinzer talked about the work of Sidney Gottlieb (1918-1999), the head of the CIA's MK-ULTRA mind control program that was dissolved in the mid-1970s.
Sunday, October 27
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 51 min.Suketu Mehta and Aarti Shahani on ImmigrationSuketu Mehta ("This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto") and Aarti Shahani ("Here We Are: ... Suketu Mehta ("This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto") and Aarti Shahani ("Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares") talked about their books at the Texas Book Festival. 12:51 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 9 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. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 46 min.Gilbert Gaul on Climate ChangeGilbert Gaul ("The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts") ... Gilbert Gaul ("The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America's Coasts") talked about climate change at the Texas Book Festival in Austin.
2:46 AM EDTApprox. 28 min.Joe Quirk, "Seasteading"Joe Quirk, president of the Seasteading Institute, talked about his book "Seasteading: How ... Joe Quirk, president of the Seasteading Institute, talked about his book "Seasteading: How Floating Nations Will Restore the Environment, Enrich the Poor, Cure the Sick, and Liberate Humanity from Politicians." 3:14 AM EDTApprox. 51 min.Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael Shear, "Border Wars"New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael Shear discussed their book "Border ... New York Times reporters Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael Shear discussed their book "Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration." 4:05 AM EDTApprox. 6 min.Evan Sayet, "Apocali Now"Comedian and political commentator Evan Sayet discussed his book "Apocali Now!" Comedian and political commentator Evan Sayet discussed his book "Apocali Now!"
4:11 AM EDTApprox. 48 min.Anne Nelson and Tom LoBianco on Republican PoliticsTom LoBianco ("Piety & Power: Mike Pence and the Taking of the White House") and Anne Nelson ... Tom LoBianco ("Piety & Power: Mike Pence and the Taking of the White House") and Anne Nelson ("Shadow Network: Media, Money, and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right") discussed their books at the Texas Book Festival in Austin. 4:59 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Frank Mackaman & Sean Kelly, "Robert H. Michel"Frank Mackaman and Sean Kelly recalled the congressional tenure of the late Rep. Robert Michel ... Frank Mackaman and Sean Kelly recalled the congressional tenure of the late Rep. Robert Michel (R-IL), the longest-serving Republican leader of the House of Representatives. 5:59 AM EDTApprox. 54 min.Samantha Power, "The Education of an Idealist"Former United Nations ambassador in the Obama administration Samantha Power discussed her memoir, ... Former United Nations ambassador in the Obama administration Samantha Power discussed her memoir, "The Education of an Idealist."
6:53 AM EDTApprox. 52 min.William Hyland, "George Mason"Author William Hyland recalled the life and influence of founding father George Mason. Author William Hyland recalled the life and influence of founding father George Mason. 7:45 AM EDTApprox. 49 min.Richard Stengel, "Information Wars"Richard Stengel, former Under Secretary of State and former editor of Time magazine, talked about ... Richard Stengel, former Under Secretary of State and former editor of Time magazine, talked about his book "Information Wars: How We Lost the Global Battle Against Disinformation and What We Can Do About It." 8:34 AM EDTApprox. 36 min.Call-in with Rick Atkinson, "The British Are Coming"Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson provided a history of the Revolutionary War. He ... Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson provided a history of the Revolutionary War. He discussed his book and took viewer phone calls from the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
9:10 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.The Battle for Uber"Mike Isaac talked about his book "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber," at the Texas Book Festival ... Mike Isaac talked about his book "Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber," at the Texas Book Festival in Austin. 10:05 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Jennifer Block, "Everything Below the Waist"Jennifer Block reported on the state of women's health care. Jennifer Block reported on the state of women's health care. 11:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Gregg Jarrett, "Witch Hunt"Fox News legal and political analyst Gregg Jarrett offered his thoughts on the Mueller report and ... Fox News legal and political analyst Gregg Jarrett offered his thoughts on the Mueller report and the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election. He was interviewed b Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union.
12:00 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. 12:50 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.Travis Rieder, "In Pain"Bioethicist Travis Rieder explored the opioid crisis and shared his own experience with opioid ... Bioethicist Travis Rieder explored the opioid crisis and shared his own experience with opioid dependency. 1:00 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin.
1:50 PM EDTApprox. 10 min.Annie Jacobsen, "Surprise, Kill, Vanish"Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to ... Investigative journalist Annie Jacobsen talked about CIA covert operations from the Cold War to the present. 2:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 47 min.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. 3:47 PM EDTApprox. 13 min.After Words Gregg Jarrett, "Witch Hunt"Fox News legal and political analyst Gregg Jarrett offered his thoughts on the Mueller report and ... Fox News legal and political analyst Gregg Jarrett offered his thoughts on the Mueller report and the investigation of Russia's interference in the 2016 election. He was interviewed b Matt Schlapp, chair of the American Conservative Union.
4:00 PM EDTApprox. 2 hr.LIVE Texas Book FestivalBook TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. Book TV presents LIVE coverage of the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin. 6:00 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.John Lott, "The War on Guns"John Lott talked about gun control in America and the myths, he says, that surround it. John Lott talked about gun control in America and the myths, he says, that surround it. 6:49 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 11 min.Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan, "The Compatriots"Russian investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan recounted the mass emigration ... Russian investigative journalists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan recounted the mass emigration of Russians during the late 19th century, who were often utilized as intelligent assets by the Kremlin. The authors also reported that many in the émigré population, the third largest diaspora in the world, put their lives in peril by challenging the government.
8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Robert Shiller, "Narrative Economics"Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller discussed how viral news stories drive economic ... Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller discussed how viral news stories drive economic events. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 49 min.After Words Sen. Rand Paul, "The Case Against Socialism"Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in America. He was interviewed by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL). 9:49 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 6 min.Robert Wilson, "Barnum"Robert Wilson, editor of The American Scholar, recounted the life of 19th century showman P.T. ... Robert Wilson, editor of The American Scholar, recounted the life of 19th century showman P.T. Barnum, the co-founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
10:55 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 7 min.Allison Stanger, "Whistleblowers"Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a ... Allison Stanger, international politics and economics professor at Middlebury College, provided a history of American whistleblowers and argued for their necessity to ensure a vital democracy.
Monday, October 28
12:02 AM EDTApprox. 48 min.After Words Sen. Rand Paul, "The Case Against Socialism"Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in America. He was interviewed by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL). 12:50 AM EDTApprox. 50 min.Katherine Eban and Marty Makary on Health CareKatherine Eban ("Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom") and Dr. Marty Makary ... Katherine Eban ("Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom") and Dr. Marty Makary ("The Price We Pay: What Broke American Healthcare - And How to Fix It") talked about health care in the United States. 1:40 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 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.
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 45 min.After Words Sen. Rand Paul, "The Case Against Socialism"Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat ... Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) discussed the history of socialism and argued that there is a new threat of socialist ideology on the rise in America. He was interviewed by Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL). 3:45 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Amaryllis Fox, "Life Undercover"Amaryllis Fox, a former officer with the CIA's clandestine operations unit, discussed her book ... Amaryllis Fox, a former officer with the CIA's clandestine operations unit, discussed her book "Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA." 4:40 AM EDTApprox. 39 min.Azadeh Moaveni, "Guest House for Young Widows"Journalist Azadeh Moaveni talked about how women from around the world are recruited by ISIS and ... Journalist Azadeh Moaveni talked about how women from around the world are recruited by ISIS and the experiences these women have after joining.
5:19 AM EDTApprox. 56 min.Harriet Washington and Ibram X. Kendi on RacismIbram Kendi ("How to Be An Antiracist") and Harriet Washington ("A Terrible Thing to Waste: ... Ibram Kendi ("How to Be An Antiracist") and Harriet Washington ("A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind") talked about racism in the United States. 6:15 AM EDTApprox. 45 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." 7:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Josh Campbell, "Crossfire Hurricane"Former FBI supervisory special agent Josh Campbell, who served as special assistant to former FBI ... Former FBI supervisory special agent Josh Campbell, who served as special assistant to former FBI director James Comey, talked about his book, "Crossfire Hurricane: Inside Donald Trump's War on the FBI."