This Weekend on Book TV: In-Depth with Neil deGrasse Tyson

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, May 6
12 p.m. C-SPAN's "Local Content Vehicles" visit Redding, Calif., to tour local literary sites and libraries. (Re-airs Sunday at 9:30 a.m.)

1:30 p.m. Eric Liu, author of You're More Powerful than You Think: A Citizen's Guide to Making Change Happen (PublicAffairs, $25, 9781610397070), at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C. (Re-airs Sunday at 8 a.m.)

7 p.m. Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, discusses the legacy of William Shakespeare. (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m. and Monday at 4 a.m.)

8:15 p.m. Benjamin C. Waterhouse, author of The Land of Enterprise: A Business History of the United States (Simon & Schuster, $28, 9781476766645), at Regulator Bookshop in Durham, N.C.

8:45 p.m. Chris Whipple, author of The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency (Crown, $28, 9780804138246). (Re-airs Sunday at 7:45 p.m.)

10 p.m. Helene Cooper, author of Madame President: The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Simon & Schuster, $27, 9781451697353). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Norman Podhoretz, author of Making It (NYRB Classics, $17.95, 9781681370804). (Re-airs Sunday at 5 p.m.)

Sunday, May 7
1:30 a.m. Leigh Gallagher, author of The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions ... and Created Plenty of Controversy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9780544952669). (Re-airs Monday at 6:15 a.m.)

12 p.m. Live In-Depth q&a with Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Norton, $18.95, 9780393609394). (Re-airs Monday at 12 a.m.)

11 p.m. Andrew Carroll, author of My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War (Penguin Press, $30, 9781594206481).

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