This Weekend on Book TV: George Saunders

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 23
3:45 p.m. George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel (Random House, $28, 9780812995343), at the Miami Book Fair.

5:45 p.m. Brian Dear, author of The Friendly Orange Glow: The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture (Pantheon, $40, 9781101871553), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.

6:50 p.m. Noam Cohen, author of The Know-It-Alls: The Rise of Silicon Valley as a Political Powerhouse and Social Wrecking Ball (The New Press, $25.95, 9781620972106).

8:45 p.m. Rachel Botsman, author of Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart (PublicAffairs, $27, 9781541773677).

10 p.m. Scott Kelly, author of Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery (Knopf, $29.95, 9781524731595). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Edward Ayers, author of The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (Norton, $35, 9780393292633).

Sunday, December 24
12:10 a.m. Mark Updegrove, author of The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush (Harper, $29.99, 9780062654120).

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