This Weekend on Book TV: The Southern Festival of Books

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, October 12
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Coverage of the 2019 Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, Tenn. (Re-airs Sunday at 12 a.m.) Highlights include:

  • 11 a.m. Chris Edmonds, co-author of No Surrender: A Father, a Son, and an Extraordinary Act of Heroism That Continues to Live on Today (HarperOne, $29.99, 9780062905017).
  • 1 p.m. Jason DeParle, author of A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century (Viking, $28, 9780670785926).
  • 3 p.m. Paul Theroux, author of On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30, 9780544866478).
  • 4 p.m. Saeed Jones, author of How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, $26, 9781501132735).

6:55 p.m. Lonnie Bunch, author of A Fool's Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump (Smithsonian Books, $29.95, 9781588346681).

8 p.m. Michael Lynch, author of Know-It-All Society: Truth and Arrogance in Political Culture (Liveright, $26.95, 9781631493614). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

9 p.m. Corey Robin, author of The Enigma of Clarence Thomas (Metropolitan, $30, 9781627793834).

10 p.m. Susan Rice, author of Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For (Simon & Schuster, $30, 9781501189975). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)

11 p.m. Jackie Gingrich Cushman, author of Our Broken America: Why Both Sides Need to Stop Ranting and Start Listening (Center Street, $28, 9781546084884). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 p.m.)

Sunday, October 13
2 p.m. Susan Neiman, author of Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $30, 9780374184469), at the Southern Festival of Books.

3 p.m. Samantha Power, author of The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir (Dey Street, $29.99, 9780062820693), at the Southern Festival of Books.

6:30 p.m. Benjamin Moser, author of Sontag: Her Life and Work (Ecco, $39.99, 9780062896391).

11 p.m. Bob Batchelor, author of The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition's Evil Genius (Diversion Books, $27.99, 9781635765861).

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