Book Parties and Festivals

2014 National Book Festival

All Day Coverage

About the Program

BookTV is LIVE from the 14th annual National Book Festival from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Our programming includes event coverage from the history and biography pavilion and interviews and national viewer phone calls with authors.

PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE 

Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes, HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Interview with Cokie Roberts, Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies

Kai Bird, The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

Interview with Ilyasah Shabazz, Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X 

Nina Khrushcheva, The Lost Khrushchev: A Journey into the Gulag of the Russian Mind

Viewer Call-in with Michio Kaku, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

Viewer Call-in with Sally Satel, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience

Richard Moe, Roosevelt's Second Act: The Elections of 1940 and the Politics of War

Peniel Joseph, Stokely: A Life

Viewer Call-in with Rep. James Clyburn, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black and Peniel Joseph, Stokely: A Life

Louisa Lim, The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited

Interview with David Treuer, Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life

Doris Kearns Goodwin, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

Viewer call-in Doris Kearns Goodwin, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

Program Information

2014 National Book Festival

Past Airings

  • Sunday, August 31st at 12am (ET)
  • Saturday, August 30th at 10am (ET)
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