This Weekend on Book TV: Peter Edelman on Not a Crime to Be Poor

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, January 13
4:45 p.m. Neil Gershenfeld, Alan Gershenfeld and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, authors of Designing Reality: How to Survive and Thrive in the Third Digital Revolution (Basic Books, $28, 9780465093472). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

6:30 p.m. Jake Bernstein, author of Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite (Holt, $30, 9781250126689).

7:45 p.m. Charles Dorn, author of For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America (Cornell University Press, $35, 9780801452345). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)

9 p.m. Vanessa Neumann, author of Blood Profits: How American Consumers Unwittingly Fund Terrorists (St. Martin's Press, $26.99, 9781250089359). (Re-airs Sunday at 1 p.m.)

10 p.m. Peter Edelman, author of Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America (The New Press, $26.95, 9781620971635). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

Sunday, January 14
12:10 a.m. David Miliband, author of Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time (Simon & Schuster/TED, $16.99, 9781501154393). (Re-airs Sunday at 2 p.m.)

1:15 a.m. Ed Asner, co-author of The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs (Simon & Schuster, $26, 9781501166020), at Powell's Books in Portland, Ore. (Re-airs Sunday at 4:15 p.m.)

7:30 p.m. Paul Halpern, author of The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality (Basic Books, $30, 9780465097586).

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