This Weekend on Book TV: The Savannah Book Festival

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 17
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Live coverage from the 11th annual Savannah Book Festival in Savannah, Ga. Highlights include:
  • 9 a.m. Robert H. Latiff, author of Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield (Knopf, $25, 9781101947609).
  • 10:10 a.m. Brian Curtis, author of Fields of Battle: Pearl Harbor, the Rose Bowl, and the Boys Who Went to War (Flatiron, $17.99, 9781250059598).
  • 11:20 a.m. Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro, authors of The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World (Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781501109867).
  • 12:30 p.m. Celeste Headlee, author of We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter (Harper Wave, $26.99, 9780062669001).
  • 1:40 p.m. David Enrich, author of The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History (Custom House, $29.99, 9780062452986).
  • 4 p.m. Ben Blum, author of Ranger Games: A Story of Soldiers, Family and an Inexplicable Crime (Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385538435).
6:45 p.m. Emily Dufton, author of Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America (Basic Books, $28, 9780465096169), at Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver, Colo. (Re-airs Sunday at 11 p.m.)

7:45 p.m. Jeff Goodell, author of The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316260244).

9 p.m. Ronen Bergman, author of Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations (Random House, $35, 9781400069712). (Re-airs Monday at 4 a.m.)

10 p.m. Ira Shapiro, author of Broken: Can the Senate Save Itself and the Country? (Rowman & Littlefield, $35, 9781538105825). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Bill Minutaglio and Steven Davis, authors of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD (Twelve, $30, 9781455563586), at Book Passage Bookstore in Corte Madera, Calif. (Re-airs Sunday at 8 p.m.)

Sunday, February 18
3:30 p.m. Susan Marquis, author of I Am Not a Tractor!: How Florida Farmworkers Took on the Fast Food Giants and Won (ILR Press, $29.95, 9781501713088).

6 p.m. William Ayers and Crystal Laura, co-authors of "You Can't Fire the Bad Ones!": And 18 Other Myths about Teachers, Teachers Unions, and Public Education (Beacon Press, $16, 9780807036662), at Volumes Bookcafe in Chicago, Ill.

10 p.m. William Rempel, author of The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History (Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062456779).
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