This Weekend on Book TV: The Texas Book Festival

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, January 14
3:15 p.m. David N. Gellman, author of Liberty's Chain: Slavery, Abolition, and the Jay Family of New York (Three Hills, $36.95, 9781501715846). (Re-airs Sunday at 3:15 a.m.)

4:15 p.m. Daniel Gagnon, author of A Salem Witch: The Trial, Execution, and Exoneration of Rebecca Nurse (Westholme Publishing, $35, 9781594163678). (Re-airs Sunday at 4:15 a.m.)

Sunday, January 15
9:10 a.m. Elsa Sjunneson, author of Being Seen: One Deafblind Woman's Fight to End Ableism (Simon Element, $24.99, 9781982152406). (Re-airs Sunday at 9:10 p.m.)

10 a.m. Armstrong Williams and Ben Crump, co-authors of Crisis in the Classroom: Crisis in Education (‎Skyhorse, $26.99, 9781510776883). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

2:20 to 6:55 p.m. Coverage of the Texas Book Festival in Austin, Tex. Highlights include:

  • 2:20 p.m. Elizabeth Williamson, author of Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth (Dutton, $28, 9781524746575).
  • 3:05 p.m. James Kirchik, author of Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington (Holt, $38, 9781627792325).
  • 3:51 p.m. Anand Giridharadas, author of The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy (‎Knopf, $30, 9780593318997).
  • 4:37 p.m. Peniel Joseph, author of The Third Reconstruction: America's Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century (Basic Books, $27, 9781541600744).
  • 5:21 p.m. Becca Andrews, author of No Choice: The Destruction of Roe v. Wade and the Fight to Protect a Fundamental American Right (PublicAffairs, $29, 9781541768390).
  • 6:06 p.m. Beth Macy, author of Raising Lazarus: Hope, Justice, and the Future of America's Overdose Crisis (Little, Brown, $30, 9780316430227).

6:55 p.m. Gordon Sondland, author of The Envoy: Mastering the Art of Diplomacy with Trump and the World (‎Bombardier Books, $28.99, 9781637585283).

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