Book TV airs on C-Span 2 this weekend from 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Monday and focuses on political and historical books as well as the book industry. The following are highlights for this coming weekend. For more information, go to Book TV's website.
Saturday, October 4
12 p.m. Book TV interviews authors and visits literary sites in Boulder, Colo. (Re-airs Sunday at 9:15 a.m.)
7 p.m. Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, author of Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine (Gotham, $27.50, 9781592408702), at BookPeople bookstore in Austin, Tex.
7:45 p.m. Lawrence Wright, author of Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David (Knopf, $27.95, 9780385352031).
9 p.m. Ronald Rosbottom, author of When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316217446).
10 p.m. Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party (Basic Books, $29.99, 9780465024315). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Jane Hampton Cook, author of American Phoenix: John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the Exile that Saved American Independence (Thomas Nelson, $26.99, 9781595555410), at the Fall for the Book Festival in Fairfax, Va. (Re-airs Sunday at 3 p.m.)
Sunday, October 5
12 p.m. Live In Depth q&a with author Joan Biskupic. E-mail questions from this page. (Re-airs Monday at 12 p.m.)
4 p.m. Ha-Joon Chang, author of Economics: The User's Guide (Bloomsbury, $30, 9781620408124).
5:45 p.m. Richard Chambers, author of Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail (The IIA Research Foundation, $34.50, 9780894138560). (Re-airs Monday at 7 a.m.)
6:45 p.m. Doug Peacock, author of In the Shadow of the Sabertooth: Global Warming, the Origins of the First Americans, and the Terrible Beasts of the Pleistocene (AK Press, $15, 9781849351409).
7:45 p.m. Ronald Collins, author of When Money Speaks: The McCutcheon Decision, Campaign Finance Laws, and the First Amendment (Top Five Books, $14.99, 9781938938153).
10 p.m. Henry Kissinger, author of World Order (Penguin Press, $36, 9781594206146).
11 p.m. Ann Hagedorn, author of The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security (Simon & Schuster, $28, 9781416598800), at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe in Washington, D.C.