Books on Consumerism in America

Multiple Authors

About the Program

In light of the holiday shopping season, BookTV presents portions of author talks on consumerism in America.

The following are the programs that appear in this block.  You can watch these authors discuss their books in their entirety at our website,

Maggie Anderson, Our Black Year: One Family's Quest to Buy Black in America's Racially Divided Economy

Reverend Billy, What Would Jesus Buy?Fabulous Prayers in the Face of Shopocalypse

Eduardo Porter, The Price of EverythingSolving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do

Annie Leonard, The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession with Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health - and a Vision for Change

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Past Airings

  • Monday, December 16th at 1am (ET)
  • Sunday, December 15th at 6pm (ET)
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