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, April 28
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coverage from the 16th annual Annapolis Book Festival at the Key School in Annapolis, Md. (Re-airs Sunday at 12:30 a.m.) Highlights include:
- 10 a.m. Daniel H. Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (Riverhead, $28, 9780735210622).
- 11 a.m. Chris Matthew, author of Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit (Simon & Schuster, $28.99, 9781501111860).
- 12 p.m. A discussion on the environment with Michael Mann and Tom Toles, authors of The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy (Columbia University Press, $24.95, 9780231177863), and John Wennersten and Denise Robbins, authors of Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century (Indiana University Press, $20, 9780253025883).
- 1 p.m. April Ryan, author of The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Four Presidents and Race in America (Rowman & Littlefield, $16.95, 9781538106631).
- 2 p.m. Garrett M. Graff, author of Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die (Simon & Schuster, $28, 9781476735405).
- 3 p.m. A discussion on politics with Amy Siskind, author of The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump's First Year (Bloomsbury, $28, 9781635572711), and Jacob Hacker, author of American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper (Simon & Schuster, $17, 9781451667837).
- 4 p.m. A discussion on artificial intelligence with Amir Husain, author of The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence (Scribner, $27, 9781501144677), and Paul Scharre, author of Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War (Norton, $27.95, 9780393608984).
5 p.m. Niall Ferguson, author of The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook (Penguin Press, $30, 9780735222915). (Re-airs Monday at 5:30 a.m.)
6:45 p.m. Virginia Eubanks, author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (St. Martin's Press, $26.99, 9781250074317), at Labyrinth Books in Princeton, N.J.
8 p.m. Sheila Tate, author of Lady in Red: An Intimate Portrait of Nancy Reagan (Crown Forum, $27, 9781524762193). (Re-airs Sunday at 9:30 a.m.)
10 p.m. Ron Kessler, author of The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game (Crown Forum, $27, 9780525575719). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Hillary Clinton delivers the 2018 Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture. (Re-airs Sunday at 12 p.m.)
Sunday, April 29
3:15 p.m. Daniel Kurtz-Phelan, author of The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947 (Norton, $28.95, 9780393240955).
4:20 p.m. Bonnie Morris, author of The Feminist Revolution: The Struggle for Women's Liberation (Smithsonian Books, $34.95, 9781588346124), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
5:30 A discussion on the legacy of the U.S. in Iraq from the Colby Military Writers Symposium at Norwich University in Vermont.
7:30 p.m. Ben Austen, author of High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing (Harper, $27.99, 9780062235060).
10 p.m. A discussion on the 20th anniversary of PublicAffairs with founder Peter Osnos, authors Vernon Jordan, Bradley Graham (Politics & Prose co-owner) and Maya Rao, at Politics & Prose.
11 p.m. Mark Penn, author of Microtrends Squared: The New Small Forces Driving the Big Disruptions Today (Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781501179914).