This Weekend on Book TV: Roxane Gay

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, July 8
8:45 a.m. An interview with James Patterson at BookExpo.

4 p.m. Paul Hawken, editor of Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming (Penguin Books, $22, 9780143130444). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 a.m.)

6 p.m. Conrad Crane, author of Cassandra in Oz: Counterinsurgency and Future War (Naval Institute Press, $39.95, 9781682470077). (Re-airs Sunday at 7 a.m.)

7 p.m. Peter B. Doran, author of Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire (Viking, $28, 9780525427391).

7:45 p.m. Roxane Gay, author of Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body (Harper, $25.99, 9780062362599). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

8:45 p.m. James Kakalios, author of The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day (Crown, $26, 9780770437732). (Re-airs Sunday at 2:15 p.m.)

10 p.m. Brian Merchant, author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316546164). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Pat Buchanan, author of Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever (Crown Forum, $30, 9781101902844). (Re-airs Sunday at 7:30 p.m.)

Sunday, July 9
12:30 a.m. Michael Wallis, author of The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny (Liveright, $27.95, 9780871407696). (Re-airs Sunday at 3:30 p.m.)

1:45 a.m. Floyd Abrams, author of The Soul of the First Amendment (Yale University Press, $26, 9780300190885). (Re-airs Sunday at 6:15 p.m.)

6:45 a.m. An interview with Bob Weil, editor-in-chief of Liveright.

11 a.m. Jack Ewing, author of Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal (Norton, $27.95, 9780393254501). (Re-airs Monday at 1:15 a.m.)

1 p.m. Scott Selisker, author of Human Programming: Brainwashing, Automatons, and American Unfreedom (University of Minnesota Press, $26, 9780816699889). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)

5 p.m. James Wright, author of Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War (Thomas Dunne, $29.99, 9781250092489). (Re-airs Sunday at 7 a.m.)

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