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, November 11
12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Highlights from the Wisconsin Book Festival, which took place last weekend in Madison (Re-airs Sunday at 12 a.m.):
- 12 p.m. Jessica Bruder, author of Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century (Norton, $26.95, 9780393249316).
- 1 p.m. Niki Kapsambelis, author of The Inheritance: A Family on the Front Lines of the Battle Against Alzheimer's Disease (Simon & Schuster, $26, 9781451697223).
- 1:56 p.m. Dave Levitan, author of Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science (Norton, $15.95, 9780393353327).
- 2:57 p.m. Jon Kerstetter, author of Crossings: A Doctor-Soldier's Story (Crown, $27, 9781101904374).
- 3:54 p.m. Daniel Golden, author of Spy Schools: How the CIA, FBI, and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit America's Universities (Holt, $30, 9781627796354).
- 4:45 p.m. Amy Goldstein, author of Janesville: An American Story (Simon & Schuster, $27, 9781501102233).
- 5:48 p.m. Doug Stanton, author of The Odyssey of Echo Company: The 1968 Tet Offensive and the Epic Battle to Survive the Vietnam War (Scribner, $30, 9781476761916).
- 7 p.m. Scaachi Koul, author of One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter: Essays (Picador, $16, 9781250121028).
8 p.m. Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger, authors of Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny (Sentinel, $28, 9780735213234). (Re-airs Sunday at 12 p.m.)
9 p.m. Amy Knight, author of Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder (Thomas Dunne, $27.99, 9781250119346), at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn, N.Y.
10 p.m. Tamer Elnoury, author of American Radical: Inside the World of an Undercover Muslim FBI Agent (Dutton, $28, 9781101986158). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Johanna Neuman, author of Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites Who Fought for Women's Right to Vote (NYU Press, $24.95, 9781479837069), at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. (Re-airs Sunday at 1 p.m.)
Sunday, November 12
10:45 a.m. William Taubman, author of Gorbachev: His Life and Times (Norton, $39.95, 9780393647013). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)
3 p.m. Coverage from the Before Columbus Foundation's 2017 American Book Awards, which recognize "outstanding literary achievement from the entire spectrum of America's diverse literary community." (Re-airs Monday at 4 a.m.)
5:45 p.m. Lee Edwards, author of Just Right: A Life in Pursuit of Liberty (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, $29.95, 9781610171458).
7 p.m. Kelly Weinersmith and Zach Weinersmith, authors of Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything (Penguin Press, $30, 9780399563829), at the Strand Bookstore in New York City.
8 p.m. Richard White, author of The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896 (Oxford University Press, $35, 9780199735815).
10 p.m. Bruce Hoffman, author of Inside Terrorism (Columbia University Press, $26.95, 9780231174770).
11 p.m. Francine Klagsbrun, author of Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel (Schocken, $40, 9780805242379).