This Weekend on Book TV: The Texas 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, November 5
11 a.m. Live coverage of the 21st annual Texas Book Festival in Austin, Tex. (Re-airs Sunday at 12 a.m.)

7:30 p.m. Johan Norberg, author of Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future (Oneworld, $24.99, 9781780749501). (Re-airs Sunday at 6:45 a.m.)

9 p.m. Nancy Malkiel, author of "Keep the Damned Women Out": The Struggle for Coeducation (Princeton University Press, $35, 9780691172996), at Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Mass.

10 p.m. Edward Conard, author of The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class (Portfolio, $29, 9781595231239). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Chuck Collins, author of Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good (Chelsea Green, $17.95, 9781603586832), at Book Culture in New York City.

Sunday, November 6
12 p.m. Live In-Depth q&a with historians Kate Andersen Brower, William Seale and Alvin Felzenberg in a discussion about U.S. presidential history.

3 p.m. Continued live coverage from the Texas Book Festival in Austin, Tex. (Re-airs Monday at 4 a.m.)

10:39 p.m. Julian Guthrie, author of How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight (Penguin Press, $28, 9781594206726).

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