This Weekend on Book TV: Richard Dawkins

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, August 26
2:30 p.m. Joseph Hickman, co-author of The Convenient Terrorist: Two Whistleblowers’ Stories of Torture, Terror, Secret Wars, and CIA Lies (Hot Books, $21.99, 9781510711624).

6:40 p.m. Devon W. Carbado, co-author of Acting White?: Rethinking Race in "Post-Racial" America (Oxford University Press, $23.95, 9780190229214). (Re-airs Sunday at 1 p.m. and Monday at 1 a.m.)

7 p.m. Cate Lineberry, author of Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero (St. Martin's Press, $25.99, 9781250101860), at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

8:10 p.m. Lee Edwards, co-author of A Brief History of the Cold War (Regnery, $24.99, 9781621574866).

8:30 p.m. Richard Dawkins, author of Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist (Random House, $28, 9780399592249). (Re-airs Sunday at 10:45 p.m.)

10 p.m. George Melloan, author of Free People, Free Markets: How the Wall Street Journal Opinion Pages Shaped America (Encounter Books, $27.99, 9781594039317). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Everett Piper, author of Not a Day Care: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth (Regnery, $24.99, 9781621576051). (Re-airs Sunday at 7 p.m.)

Sunday, August 27
12 a.m. Trita Parsi, author of Losing an Enemy: Obama, Iran, and the Triumph of Diplomacy (Yale University Press, $32.50, 9780300218169), at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. (Re-airs Sunday at 7:50 p.m.)

1:15 a.m. Shelby Steele, author of Shame: How America's Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country (Basic Books, $25.99, 9780465066971). (Re-airs Sunday at 4:45 p.m.)

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