This Weekend on Book TV: Khizr Khan on An American Family

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, December 9
3 p.m. Lydia Kang, author of Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything (Workman, $22.95, 9780761189817). (Re-airs Sunday at 9:30 a.m.)

4 p.m. Richard Aldous, author of Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian (Norton, $29.95, 9780393244700). (Re-airs Sunday at 7:45 a.m.)

5:40 p.m. Yasutsune Hirashiki, author of On the Frontlines of the Television War: A Legendary War Cameraman in Vietnam (Casemate, $32.95, 9781612004723), at the Fall for the Book Festival in Fairfax, Va. (Re-airs Monday at 4 a.m.)

8 p.m. Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of Real American: A Memoir (Holt, $27, 9781250137746), at BookPeople in Austin, Tex. (Re-airs Sunday at 4:30 p.m.)

9:15 p.m. Jerry Yellin, co-author of The Last Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Final Combat Mission of World War II (Regnery History, $25.99, 9781621575061). (Re-airs Sunday at 1:45 p.m.)

10 p.m. Khizr Khan, author of An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice (Random House, $27, 9780399592492). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Steven Ross, author of Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America (Bloomsbury, $30, 9781620405628), at Chevalier's Books in Los Angeles, Calif. (Re-airs Sunday at 3:15 p.m.)

Sunday, December 10
12 a.m. Abigail Marsh, author of The Fear Factor: How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psychopaths, and Everyone In-Between (Basic Books, $28, 9781541697195), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.

1 a.m. Haroon Ullah, author of Digital World War: Islamists, Extremists, and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy (Yale University Press, $25, 9780300231106). (Re-airs Sunday at 7 p.m.)

8 p.m. Greta Van Susteren, author of Everything You Need to Know about Social Media: Without Having to Call A Kid (Simon & Schuster, $19.99, 9781501132445), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.

10 p.m. Helen Thorpe, author of The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom (Scribner, $28, 9781501159091).

11 p.m. Russell Shorto, author of Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom (Norton, $28.95, 9780393245547). 

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