This Weekend on Book TV: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

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, December 10
6:05 p.m. Patrick Murphy, author of The Irish in St. Louis (Reedy Press, $42, 9781681063607). (Re-airs Sunday at 6:05 a.m.)

Sunday, December 11
8 a.m. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, co-author of The Scheme: How the Right Wing Used Dark Money to Capture the Supreme Court (‎The New Press, $27.99, 9781620977385). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 p.m.)

9:15 a.m. Martin Dugard, author of Taking Berlin: The Bloody Race to Defeat the Third Reich (Dutton Caliber, $30, 9780593187425). (Re-airs Sunday at 9:15 p.m.)

10 a.m. Steve Case, author of The Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream (Avid Reader Press, $28, 9781982191849). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

2 p.m. Gal Beckerman, author of The Quiet Before: On the Unexpected Origins of Radical Ideas (Crown, $28.99, 9781524759186).

2:50 p.m. Frye Gaillard and Cynthia Tucker, authors of The Southernization of America: A Story of Democracy in the Balance (NewSouth, $25.95, 9781588384560).

3:45 p.m. Carrisa Hessick, author of Punishment Without Trial: Why Plea Bargaining Is a Bad Deal (Abrams, $17, 9781419750304), and Dan Canon, author of Pleading Out: How Plea Bargaining Creates a Permanent Criminal Class (Basic Books, $30, 9781541674677).

4:35 p.m. Greg Melville, author of Over My Dead Body: Unearthing the Hidden History of America's Cemeteries (Abrams, $27, 9781419754852).

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