About the Program
Book TV will be LIVE from the 2011 Texas Book Festival in Austin over the October 22-23 weekend. Each day we will bring you event coverage, author interviews, and a chance to call-in to comment on the programs.
11-11:45am ET: Juan Williams, “Muzzled”
Noon-12:45pm ET: Sally Jacobs, “Obama’s Father”
1:15-2:15pm ET: Panel on American Debt with H.W. Brands, “Greenback Planet: How the Dollar Conquered the World and Threatened Civilization as We Know It” and David Graeber, “Debt: The First 5,000 Years”
2:30-3:30pm ET: Panel on India-Pakistan with John Schmidt, “The Unraveling: Pakistan in the Age of Jihad,” Siddhartha Deb, “The Beautiful and the Damned: A Portrait of the New India,” and Steve Inskeep, “Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi”
4-4:45pm ET: Alex Prud’homme, “The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the 21st Century”
5:15-6pm ET: Dana Priest, "Top Secret America"