This Weekend on Book TV: Lori Garver on Escaping Gravity

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, July 23
2 p.m. Bob Riel, author of Quest for the Presidency: The Storied and Surprising History of Presidential Campaigns in America (Potomac Books, $36.95, 9781640122307). (Re-airs Sunday at 2 a.m.)

4 p.m. Laura Edwards, author of Only the Clothes on Her Back: Clothing and the Hidden History of Power in the Nineteenth-Century United States (Oxford University Press, $34.95, 9780197568576). (Re-airs Sunday at 4 a.m.)

Sunday, July 24
8 a.m. Angela Garbes, author of Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change (Harper Wave, $25.99, 9780062937360). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 p.m.)

9 a.m. Joseph Henrich, author of The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous (Picador, $24, 9781250800077). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m.)

10 a.m. Lori Garver, author of Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age (Diversion Books, $28.99, 9781635767704). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

3 p.m. Charlie Laderman and Brendan Simms, authors of Hitler's American Gamble: Pearl Harbor and Germany's March to Global War (Basic Books, $35, 9781541619098).

4 p.m. David de Jong, author of Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany's Wealthiest Dynasties (Mariner, $28.99, 9781328497888).

5 p.m. Peter L.W. Osnos, editor of George Soros: A Life in Full (Harvard Business Review Press, $30, 9781647822798).

7:30 p.m. University of North Carolina Press director John Sherer discusses the work of university presses.

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