Book Fairs

Goteberg Book Fair

Fair starts: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Location: Goteborg, Sweden
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Literacy Mid-South

Fair starts: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Location: Memphis, Tennessee
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South Dakota Festival of Books

Fair starts: Friday, September 26, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Baltimore Book Festival

Fair starts: Friday, September 26, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, September 28, 2014

Location: Baltimore, Maryland
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Frankfurt Book Fair

Fair starts: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Location: Frankfurt, Germany
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Southern Festival of Books

Fair starts: Friday, October 10, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, October 12, 2014

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
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Collingswood Book Festival

Fair date: Saturday, October 11, 2014
Location: Collingswood, New Jersey
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Vegas Valley Book Festival

Fair starts: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Fair ends: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Wisconsin Book Festival

Fair starts: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, October 19, 2014

Location: Madison, Wisconsin
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Great Valley Bookfest

Fair date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Location: Manteca, California
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National Black Book Festival

Fair starts: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Fair ends: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Location: Houston, Texas
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Helsinki Book Fair

Fair starts: Thursday, October 23, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Location: Helsinki, Finland
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Texas Book Festival

Fair starts: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Location: Austin, Texas
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California Capital Book Festival

Fair starts: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Location: Sacramento, California
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Boston Book Festival

Fair date: Saturday, October 25, 2014
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
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Northwest Bookfest

Fair starts: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, November 2, 2014

Location: Kirkland, Washington
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Louisiana Book Festival

Fair date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Sharjah International Book Fair

Fair starts: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Fair ends: Saturday, November 15, 2014

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Istanbul Book Fair

Fair starts: Saturday, November 8, 2014
Fair ends: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
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Miami Book Fair International

Fair starts: Monday, November 17, 2014
Fair ends: Monday, November 24, 2014

Location: Miami, Florida
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Moscow Non/Fiction Book Fair

Fair starts: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, November 30, 2014

Location: Moscow, Russia
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Guadalajara International Book Fair

Fair starts: Saturday, November 29, 2014
Fair ends: Sunday, December 7, 2014

Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
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Key West Literary Seminar

Fair starts: Sunday, January 11, 2015
Fair ends: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Location: Key West, Florida
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Virginia Festival of the Book

Fair starts: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Fair ends: Sunday, March 22, 2015

Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
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Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival

Fair starts: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Fair ends: Sunday, March 29, 2015

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
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Southern Kentucky Book Fest

Fair date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Fair starts: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Fair ends: Sunday, April 19, 2015

Location: Los Angeles, California
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Arkansas Literary Festival

Fair starts: Thursday, April 23, 2015
Fair ends: Sunday, April 26, 2015

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas
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SC Book Festival

Fair starts: Friday, May 15, 2015
Fair ends: Sunday, May 17, 2015

Location: Columbia, South Carolina
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Book Expo America

Fair starts: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Fair ends: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Location: New York, New York
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Edinburgh International Book Festival

Fair starts: Saturday, August 15, 2015
Fair ends: Monday, August 31, 2015

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
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Book TV Schedule

Highlights

LIVE Steve Almond, "Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto" and Gregg Easterbrook, "The King of Sports: Why Football Must Be Reformed"
Steve Almond; Gregg Easterbrook

Next air time: Saturday, September 27th, at 1pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
2014 Brooklyn Book Festival
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Saturday, September 27th, at 5pm (ET)
Approx. 5 hr.
2014 Fall for the Book Festival: Eula Biss, "On Immunity: An Inoculation"
Eula Biss

Next air time: Saturday, September 27th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 52 min.
"Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust"
Darrell West

Next air time: Sunday, September 28th, at 7:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 20 min.
"Liar,Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War"
Karen Abbott

Next air time: Sunday, September 28th, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 54 min.
"Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies"
Nick Bostrom

Next air time: Monday, September 29th, at 1am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 47 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, September 27th

8am (ET)
Approx. 47 min.
"Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World"
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
10:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 31 min.
"Iran-Contra: Reagan's Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power"
Malcolm Byrne
2pm (ET)
Approx. 51 min.
"An Obama's Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures"
Mark Obama Ndesandjo
4pm (ET)
Approx. 47 min.
"The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea"
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)
5pm (ET)
Approx. 5 hr.
2014 Brooklyn Book Festival
Multiple Authors

Sunday, September 28th

1:45am (ET)
Approx. 29 min.
"Hurricane from the Heavens: The Battle of Cold Harbor, May 26 - June 5, 1864"
Daniel Davis; Phillip Greenwalt
2:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 11 min.
"The Next Economic Disaster: Why It's Coming and How to Avoid It"
Richard Vague
7am (ET)
Approx. 57 min.
"Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front"
Mark Lee Greenblatt
8am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
"War of the Whales"
Joshua Horwitz
9am (ET)
Approx. 53 min.
"Bloody Spring: Forty Days That Sealed the Confederacy's Fate"
Joseph Wheelan
1pm (ET)
Approx. 5 hr.
2014 Brooklyn Book Festival
Multiple Authors
6pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 36 min.
A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein; John Yoo
7:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 20 min.
"Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust"
Darrell West

Monday, September 29th

1am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 47 min.
"Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies"
Nick Bostrom
6:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 23 min.
"The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee"
Marja Mills

Upcoming Programs

IN DEPTH

In Depth is Book TV's monthly interview/call-in program with an author featuring his or her body of work.  It's LIVE on the first Sunday of every month.    Mark Levin, Bonnie Morris, Peniel Joseph, Bing West, Luis Rodriguez, Amity Shlaes, Reza Aslan, Ron Paul, and Mary Frances Berry are this year's past guests so far.

Oct 5  Joan Biskupic www.joanbiskupic.com
Nov 2  Michael Korda
Dec 7  Arthur Brooks  www.aei.org

You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.

EVENT COVERAGE

Here are some events that Book TV will be covering in the coming weeks:

September 17   New Canaan, CT: New Canaan Public Library, Ronald Rosbottom, When Paris Went Dark

September 17   NYC: Museum of Jewish Heritage, Lucinda Franks, Timeless

September 17   Ridgefield, CT: Ridgefield Library, Todd Brewster, Lincoln's Gamble

September 19   Memphis: Civil Rights Museum, Tavis Smiley, Death of a King

September 19   Austin, TX: Bookpeople, Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz, Dr. Mutter's Marvels

September 21   Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Law School, 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival

September 21   Los Angeles: Four Seasons Hotel, David Horowitz, Take No Prisoners

September 22   Atlanta: Carter Center, Lawrence Wright, Thirteen Days in September

September 23   Las Vegas: Mob Museum, Sylvia Longmire, Border Insecurity

September 23   NYC: Roosevelt House, Jonathan Darman, Landslide

September 25   Princeton, NJ: Princeton University, William Deresiewicz, Excellent Sheep

September 25   Berkeley, CA: University of California Berkeley Journalism School, Tom Shroder, Acid Test

September 29   Philadelphia: Free Library, Henry Kissinger, World Order

September 29    Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University, Peter Thiel, Zero to One

September 30    Dallas: The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, Joyce King, Exonerated

September 30    Atlanta: Atlanta History Center, S.C. Gwynne, Rebel Yell

 

 

 

 

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

Book TV covers many book festivals each year, many of them LIVE.  In 2014, our festival coverage will include book festivals in Tucson, Los Angeles, Chicago, Charlottesville, New York, Freedom Fest in Vegas, Brooklyn, the Roosevelt Reading Festival in Hyde Park, NY, Harlem Book Festival, the Texas Book Festival and Miami Book Fair International in November.  You can watch those we've already covered online.  Find them using the "Search" button in the upper lefthand corner of this homepage.

For a complete list of upcoming book festivals, click on the BOOK FAIRS tab at the top of the page.