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.
Noon-12:45pm ET: Robert Morgan, “Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion”
1-2pm ET: Panel on Mexican Drug Cartels with Ioan Grillo, “El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency” and Sylvia Longmire, “Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico’s Drug Wars”
2:30-3:30pm ET: Panel on the Art of Nonfiction with Wendy Call, “No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy,” Sharifa Rhodes-Pitt, “Harlem Is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America,” and Hugh Raffles, “Insectopedia”
4-5pm ET: Panel on the Arab Spring with Austin Bay, “Ataturk,” Robin Wright, “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World,” and James Zogby, “Arab Voices”
5:15-6pm ET: Adam Winkler, “Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America”