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, June 10
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Live coverage from the 2017 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago (Re-airs Sunday at 12 a.m.). Highlights include:
- 11 a.m. Mary Dearborn, author of Ernest Hemingway: A Biography (Knopf, $35, 9780307594679).
- 12 p.m. Ibram X. Kendi, author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Nation Books, $32.99, 9781568584638).
- 1 p.m. Michael Eric Dyson, author of Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America (St. Martin's Press, $24.99, 9781250135995).
- 2 p.m. Mark Bowden, author of Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam (Atlantic Monthly Press, $30, 9780802127006).
- 3 p.m. David Callahan, author of The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age (Knopf, $28.95, 9781101947050).
- 4 p.m. Sidney Blumenthal, author of Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856 (Simon & Schuster, $35, 9781501153785).
- 5 p.m. Lisa Napoli, author of Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away (Dutton, $27, 9781101984956).
7 p.m. Dan Hampton, author of The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing (Morrow, $28.99, 9780062464392), at Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, Colo.
8 p.m. Susan Burton, author of Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women (New Press, $25.95, 9781620972120).
9:15 p.m. Jeffrey Kluger, author of Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon (Holt, $30, 9781627798327). (Re-airs Sunday at 8:15 a.m.)
10 p.m. Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World (Yale University Press, $26, 9780300215649). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m.)
11 p.m. Harold Evans, author of Do I Make Myself Clear?: Why Writing Well Matters (Little, Brown, $27, 9780316277174), at Strand Bookstore in New York City.
Sunday, June 11
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Day two of live coverage from the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.). Highlights include:
- 11 a.m. Heather Ann Thompson, author of Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy (Pantheon, $35, 9780375423222).
- 12 p.m. Jeremy McCarter, author of Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals (Random House, $30, 9780812993059).
- 1 p.m. Daniel Wolff, author of Grown-Up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913 (Harper, $26.99, 9780062451699).
- 2 p.m. Geoffrey Stone, author of Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century (Liveright, $35, 9780871404695).
- 3 p.m. Trey Radel, author of Democrazy: A True Story of Weird Politics, Money, Madness, and Finger Food (Blue Rider, $27, 9780735210721).
- 4 p.m. Thomas Ricks, author of Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom (Penguin Press, $28, 9781594206139).
- 5 p.m. John Bohrer, author of The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK (Bloomsbury, $30, 9781608199648).
6:15 p.m. Scott Hartley, author of The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9780544944770).
7:30 p.m. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, author of Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are (Dey Street, $27.99, 9780062390851).
10 p.m. Ali Soufan, author of Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State (Norton, $27.95, 9780393241174), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
11:15 p.m. David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI (Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385534246).