This Weekend on Book TV: The Gaithersburg 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.

Sunday, June 9
8 a.m. Bakari Sellers, author of The Moment: Thoughts on the Race Reckoning That Wasn't and How We All Can Move Forward Now (Amistad, $29.99, 9780063085022). (Re-airs Sunday 8 p.m.)

10 a.m. Shefali Luthra, author of Undue Burden: Life and Death Decisions in Post-Roe America (Doubleday, $29, 9780385550086). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

2 to 5 p.m. Coverage of the 2024 Gaithersburg Book Festival in Gaithersburg, Md. Highlights include:

  • 2 p.m. Aquilino Gonell, author of American Shield: The Immigrant Sergeant Who Defended Democracy (Counterpoint, $28, 9781640096288).
  • 2:36 p.m. A.J. Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Constitutionally: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Constitution's Original Meaning (Crown, $30, ‎9780593136744).
  • 3:27 p.m. Susan Page, author of The Rulebreaker: The Life and Times of Barbara Walters (Simon & Schuster, $30.99, 9781982197926).
  • 4:17 p.m. Nicholas D. Kristof, author of Chasing Hope: A Reporter's Life (‎Knopf, $32, 9780593536568).

5:35 p.m. Kathleen DuVal, author of Native Nations: A Millennium in North America (Random House, $38, 9780525511038), at Bookmarks Bookstore in Winston-Salem, N.C.

6:25 p.m. Paul Hendrickson, author of Fighting the Night: Iwo Jima, World War II, and a Flyer's Life (Knopf, $32, 9780593321133).

7:30 p.m. Independent Book Publishers Association CEO Andrea Fleck-Nisbe discusses independent book publishing.

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