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, February 3
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Coverage of the fifth annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in Rancho Mirage, Calif., which took place on January 24-26. (Re-airs Sunday at Sunday at 12:30 a.m.) Highlights include:
- 1 p.m. Bret Stephens, author of America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder (Sentinel, $27.95, 9781591846628).
- 1:47 p.m. Dave Barry, author of Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland (Putnam, $16, 9781101982617).
- 2:30 p.m. A panel discussion on presidential elections with Bill W. Brands and Doug G. Brinkley.
- 3:16 p.m. A panel discussion on politics with Jon Meacham and Amie Parnes.
- 4:47 p.m. A panel discussion on United States history with Jon Meacham and Doug G. Brinkley.
- 5:32 p.m. Dave Barry in conversation with Scott Turow, author of Testimony (Grand Central, $28, 9781455553549).
- 6:19 p.m. A panel discussion on political candidates and elections.
8:20 p.m. Ann Telnaes, author of Trump's ABC (Fantagraphics, $12.99, 9781683960782), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C. (Re-airs Sunday at 4:15 p.m.)
9 p.m. James O'Keefe, author of American Pravda: My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News (St. Martin's Press, $26.99, 9781250154644). (Re-airs Sunday at 6:30 p.m.)
10 p.m. David Frum, author of Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic (Harper, $25.99, 9780062796738). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Michael Nelson, author of Trump's First Year (University of Virginia Press, $19.95, 9780813941448). (Re-airs Sunday at 7:30 p.m.)
Sunday, February 4
12 p.m. Live In-Depth q&a with Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad (Anchor, $16.95, 9780345804327). (Re-airs Monday at 12 a.m.)
10 p.m. Robert Harris, author of Munich (Knopf, $27.95, 9780525520269).
11 p.m. Noah Feldman, author of The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President (Random House, $35, 9780812992755).