This Weekend on Book TV: The Brooklyn Book Festival

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, September 17
1:30 p.m. An interview with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. (Re-airs Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 11:15 p.m.)

6:45 p.m. Hal S. Scott, author of Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics (The MIT Press, $38, 9780262034371). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

8:45 p.m. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, author of My Own Words (Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781501145247). (Re-airs Sunday at 6:45 a.m.)

10 p.m. Mark Thompson, author of Enough Said: What's Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics? (St. Martin's Press, $27.99, 9781250059574). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m.)

11 p.m. Alan Taylor, author of American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804 (Norton, $37.50, 9780393082814). (Re-airs Sunday at 7:30 p.m.)

Sunday, September 18
10 a.m. Live coverage of the 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival in New York City. (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)

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