This Weekend on Book TV: The Tucson Festival of Books

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 15
2 p.m. Clayton J. Butler, author of True Blue: White Unionists in the Deep South during the Civil War and Reconstruction (‎LSU Press, $45, 9780807176627) and Brian C. Neumann, author of Bloody Flag of Anarchy: Unionism in South Carolina during the Nullification Crisis (LSU Press, $45, 9780807176900). (Re-airs Sunday at 2 a.m.)

Sunday, April 16
8 a.m. Daniel L. Hatcher, author of Injustice, Inc.: How America's Justice System Commodifies Children and the Poor (University of California Press, $29.95, 9780520396050). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 p.m.)

10 a.m. Kelly Pope, author of Fool Me Once: Scams, Stories, and Secrets from the Trillion-Dollar Fraud Industry (Harvard Business Review Press, $30, 9781647823917). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Coverage of the 2023 Tucson Festival of Books, which took place March 4-5 in Tucson, Ariz. Highlights include:

  • 2 p.m. A discussion on race and racism in the U.S. with Toluse Olorunnipa, author of His Name is George Floyd, Efran Olivares, author of My Boy Will Die of Sorrow and Steve Phillips, author of How We Win the Civil War.
  • 3:33 p.m. A discussion on Trump and the 2024 election with Major Garrett and David Becker, authors of The Big Truth, Mark Leibovich, author of Thank You for Your Servitude and Jonathan Lemire, author of The Big Lie.
  • 4:30 p.m. A discussion on the future of democracy with Philip Bump, author of The Aftermath, Malcolm Nance, author of They Want to Kill Americans and Will Somner, author of Trust the Plan.
  • 5:52 p.m. David Corn, author of American Psychosis, Robert Draper, author of Weapons of Mass Delusion, Tim Miller, author of Why We Did It and Chris Whipple, author of The Fight of His Life.
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