This Weekend on Book TV: Charles J. Sykes on How the Right Lost Its Mind

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, October 7
12 p.m. C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles visit Pierre, S.D., to tour literary and historical sites.

4:15 p.m. Lanny Ebenstein, author of Chicagonomics: The Evolution of Chicago Free Market Economics (St. Martin's Press, $29.99, 9780230621954).

7 p.m. John Merrow, author of Addicted to Reform: A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education (The New Press, $25.95, 9781620972410).

8:45 p.m. Cathy N. Davidson, author of The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux (Basic Books, $28, 9780465079728). (Re-airs Monday at 1:15 a.m.)

10 p.m. Charles J. Sykes, author of How the Right Lost Its Mind (St. Martin's Press, $27.99, 9781250147172). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11:15 p.m. Kevin Peraino, author of A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949 (Crown, $28, 9780307887238).

Sunday, October 8
12 a.m. Ellen Ullman, author of Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology (MCD, $27, 9780374534516), at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City. (Re-airs Sunday at 3:30 p.m.)

7:30 p.m. Muhammad Yunus, author of A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions (PublicAffairs, $28, 9781610397575).

10 p.m. Franklin Foer, author of World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech (Penguin Press, $27, 9781101981115).

11 p.m. Andrea Pitzer, author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps (Little, Brown, $30, 9780316303590), at Harvard Bookstore in Cambridge, Mass.

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