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 23
12 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Coverage from the Savannah Book Festival in Savannah, Ga. (Re-airs Sunday at 12 a.m.) Highlights include:
- 12 p.m. Chris Stirewalt, author of Every Man a King: A Short, Colorful History of American Populists (Twelve, $28, 9781538729762).
- 12:59 p.m. Larry Loftis, author of Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy (Gallery, $27, 9781501198656).
- 1:46 p.m. William Knoedelseder, author of Fins: Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors, and the Glory Days of Detroit (HarperBusiness, $29.99, 9780062289070).
- 2:35 p.m. David Edwards, author of Creating Things That Matter: The Art and Science of Innovations That Last (Holt, $30, 9781250147189).
- 3:24 p.m. Dan Hampton, author of Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It (Morrow, $28.99, 9780062688729).
- 4:08 p.m. Charles Graeber, author of The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer (Twelve, $28, 9781455568505).
- 4:54 p.m. Alec Nevala-Lee, author of Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction (Dey Street, $28.99, 9780062571946).
6:30 p.m. Elaine Shannon, author of Hunting LeRoux: The Inside Story of the DEA Takedown of a Criminal Genius and His Empire (Morrow, $27.99, 9780062859136). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)
7:30 p.m. Chris Wilson, author of The Master Plan: My Journey from Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose (Putnam, $27, 9780735215580), at Politics & Prose in Washington, D.C.
8:40 p.m. Tim Carney, author of Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse (Harper, $27.99, 9780062797100). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m.)
10 p.m. Jason Rezaian, author of Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison--Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out (Anthony Bourdain/Ecco, $29.99, 9780062691576). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Pete Buttigieg, author of Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future (Liveright, $27.95, 9781631494369). (Re-airs Sunday at 7 p.m.)