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 10
11:55 a.m. Alec MacGillis, author of Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28, 9780374159276), and Amelia Pang, author of Made in China: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America's Cheap Goods (Algonquin, $27.95, 9781616209179), at the Virginia Festival of the Book.
12:40 p.m. Nadia Owusu, author of Aftershocks: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, $26, 9781982111229), and Louis Chude-Sokei, author of Floating in a Most Peculiar Way: A Memoir (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $27, 9781328841582), at the Virginia Festival of the Book.
2 p.m. Nicholas Freudenberg, author of At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health (Oxford University Press, $29.95, 9780190078621).
5 p.m. Mark Bittman, author of Animal, Vegetable, Junk: A History of Food, from Sustainable to Suicidal (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328974624).
7 p.m. Kerry and Linda Killinger, authors of Nothing Is Too Big to Fail: How the Last Financial Crisis Informs Today (RosettaBooks, $29.99, 9781948122764).
8 p.m. Jamal Greene, author of How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession with Rights Is Tearing America Apart (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9781328518118).
9 p.m. Hrishikesh Joshi, author of Why It's OK to Speak Your Mind (Routledge, $24.95, 9780367141721). (Re-airs Sunday at 4:25 p.m.)
10 p.m. Senator Tammy Duckworth, author of Every Day Is a Gift: A Memoir (Twelve, $30, 9781538718506). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.)
Sunday, April 11
1 p.m. Don Lemon, author of This Is the Fire: What I Say to My Friends About Racism (Little, Brown, $28, 9780316257572).
3:15 p.m. Julie DiCaro, author of Sidelined: Sports, Culture, and Being a Woman in America (Dutton, $27, 9781524746100).
5:25 p.m. Cade Metz, author of Genius Makers: The Mavericks Who Brought AI to Google, Facebook, and the World (Dutton, $28, 9781524742676).
6:55 p.m. Jason Karlawish, author of The Problem of Alzheimer's: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It (St. Martin's Press, $27.99, 9781250218735).
7:55 p.m. Linda Colley, author of The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World (Liveright, $35, 9780871403162).
10 p.m. Frederick M. Hess and Pedro A. Noguera, authors of A Search for Common Ground: Conversations About the Toughest Questions in K–12 Education (Teachers College Press, $24.95, 9780807765166). (Re-airs Monday at 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.)
11 p.m. Kate Masur, author of Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction (Norton, $32, 9781324005933). (Re-airs Monday at 2 a.m. and 5 a.m.)