This Weekend on Book TV: The National Book Awards

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 17
9:30 a.m. Benjamin Arrington, author of The Last Lincoln Republican: The Presidential Election of 1880 (University Press of Kansas, $45, ‎ 9780700629824). (Re-airs Saturday at 9:30 p.m.)

5:35 p.m. Andrew Maraniss, author of Inaugural Ballers: The True Story of the First U.S. Women's Olympic Basketball Team (Viking, $18.99, 9780593351246). (Re-airs Sunday at 5:35 a.m.)

Sunday, December 18
9 a.m. Kerri Greenidge, author of The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family (‎Liveright, $32.50, 9781324090847). (Re-airs Sunday at 9 p.m.)

10 a.m. Nouriel Roubini, author of MegaThreats: Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, and How to Survive Them (Little, Brown, $30, 9780316284059). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

2 p.m. Coverage of the 73rd annual National Book Awards in New York City last month.

5 p.m. Sarah Edmondson, author of Scarred: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, the Cult That Bound My Life (Chronicle Prism, $27.95, 9781452184265), and Amanda Montell, author of Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism (‎Harper Wave, $28.99, 9780062993151), at the Fall for the Book Festival in Fairfax, Va.

6:10 p.m. Sebastian Mallaby, author of The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future (Penguin Press, $30, 9780525559993), at the Miami Book Fair.

7 p.m. Rachel Aviv, author of Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $28, 9780374600846).

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