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, April 8
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live coverage from the 15th annual Annapolis Book Festival at the Key School in Annapolis, Md. (Re-airs Sunday at 12 a.m.). Highlights include:
- 10 a.m. A panel discussion on income inequality with Kathryn Edin, co-author of $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America (Mariner, $14.95, 9780544811959), and Stefanie DeLuca, co-author of Coming of Age in the Other America (Russell Sage Foundation, $35, 9780871544650).
- 11 a.m. A panel discussion on criminal justice with Rabia Chaudry, author of Adnan's Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial (St. Martin's Press, $26.99, 9781250087102), and Brian Stolarz, author of Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man (Skyhorse, $24.99, 9781510715103).
- 12 p.m. Mark K. Shriver, author of Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis (Random House, $28, 9780812998023).
- 1:30 p.m. Michael Hayden, author of Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror (Penguin Books, $17, 9780143109983).
- 3 p.m. Thomas Dolby, author of The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology (Flatiron, $27.99, 9781250071842).
7 p.m. P.J. O'Rourke, author of How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016 (Atlantic Monthly Press, $25, 9780802126191). (Re-airs Sunday at 10:50 p.m.)
8:45 p.m. Camille Paglia, author of Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism (Pantheon, $26.95, 9780375424779). (Re-airs Sunday at 2:30 p.m.)
10 p.m. Charles Campisi, author of Blue on Blue: An Insider’s Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops (Scribner, $28, 9781501127199). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Bassem Youssef, author of Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring (Dey Street, $26.99, 9780062446893). (Re-airs Sunday at 5:45 p.m.)
Sunday, April 9
1 p.m. Chris Impey, author of Beyond: Our Future in Space (Norton, $16.95, 9780393352153). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)
4:30 p.m. Peter Schuck, author of One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us (Princeton University Press, $29.95, 9780691167435). (Re-airs Monday at 6:40 a.m.)
8 p.m. Phoebe Bovy, author of The Perils of "Privilege": Why Injustice Can't Be Solved by Accusing Others of Advantage (St. Martin's Press, $26.99, 9781250091208), at Book Culture Bookstore in New York City.
10 p.m. Sharon Weinberger, author of The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World (Knopf, $32.50, 9780385351799), at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.