Book Parties and Festivals

About Book Parties and Festivals

Each year, Book TV attends and tapes events at fairs, festivals and book parties. These programs can be searched and viewed here.

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Coming Up on Book TV

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Panel: "The Realities of War"
Janet Burroway; David Finkel; David Morris

Next air time: Saturday, April 26th at 12pm (ET)

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Panel on Feminism
Nancy Cohen; M.G. Lord; Myra MacPherson

Next air time: Saturday, April 26th at 1pm (ET)

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books - Panel: "The Truth Will Out: Getting the Story"
Annie Jacobsen; Scott Johnson; Walter Kirn; Deanne Stillman

Next air time: Saturday, April 26th at 2pm (ET)

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Panel on Finance
Anat Admati; Helaine Olen; Nomi Prins

Next air time: Sunday, April 27th at 1pm (ET)

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: World Politics Panel
Joseph Cirincione; Jerrold Green; Greg Treverton

Next air time: Sunday, April 27th at 2pm (ET)

Archived Programs

Programs shown in this archive cover the past year. To search for programs in earlier years, please use the search functionality above.

BookTV in Fort Myers, Florida
BookTV Visits Fort Myers, Florida

Last aired: April 20, 2014

2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on Stories That Shaped San Antonio
Ignacio Garcia; Nick Kotz

Last aired: April 20, 2014

2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on the NSA, Big Brother, and Democracy
Heidi Boghosian; John Prados

Last aired: April 20, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Reconstructing the Historical Narrative"
Jeffery Renard Allen; Ayana Mathis; Leonard Pitts, Jr.

Last aired: April 14, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Reconstructing the Historical Narrative"
2014 National Black Writers Conference: Panel on Publishing
W. Paul Coates; Troy Johnson; Ayesha Pande; Latoya Smith

Last aired: April 14, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference: Panel on Publishing
2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Race, Power, and Politics"
William Jelani Cobb; Obery Hendricks; Marc Lamont Hill; Michele Wallace

Last aired: April 13, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Race, Power, and Politics"
2014 National Black Writers Conference: Literature Panel
Steve Cannon; David Henderson; Ishmael Reed; Askia Toure

Last aired: April 13, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference: Literature Panel
2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Shifting Identities in Africa and the African Diaspora"
Raquel Cepeda; Zakes Mda; Emily Raboteau; Gillian Royes

Last aired: April 13, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Shifting Identities in Africa and the African Diaspora"
2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Saving Ourselves, Saving Our Communities"
Dianne Glave; Tracye Lynn McQuirter; Lauret Savoy

Last aired: April 13, 2014

2014 National Black Writers Conference - Panel: "Saving Ourselves, Saving Our Communities"
BookTV in Bend, Oregon
BookTV Visits Bend, Oregon

Last aired: April 6, 2014

BookTV in Bend, Oregon
2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Gun Control Debate
Emily Miller; Daniel Webster; Craig Whitney

Last aired: April 6, 2014

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Gun Control Debate
2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Politics Panel
Robert Ehrlich; Al From

Last aired: April 6, 2014

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Politics Panel
2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Discussion of American Presidents - Eisenhower & Obama
Daniel Klaidman; Evan Thomas

Last aired: April 6, 2014

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Discussion of American Presidents - Eisenhower & Obama
2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Panel on Fracking
Seamus McGraw; Tom Wilber

Last aired: April 6, 2014

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Panel on Fracking
2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Discussion of the Civil Rights Movement
David Chappell; Todd Purdum; Juan Williams

Last aired: April 6, 2014

2014 Annapolis Book Festival: Discussion of the Civil Rights Movement
2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Money & Politics Panel
William Cohan; Barbara Garson; John Nichols

Last aired: March 31, 2014

2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Money & Politics Panel
2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Panel on the American Military
David Finkel; Ann Jones

Last aired: March 31, 2014

2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Panel on the American Military
2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Panel on Charity
Ken Stern; Michael Weinstein

Last aired: March 31, 2014

2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Panel on Charity
Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History Ceremony
Multiple Authors

Last aired: March 30, 2014

Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History Ceremony
2014 Tucson Festival of Books: U.S. & Mexico Border Panel
Anna Ochoa O'Leary; Luis Urrea; Scott Whiteford

Last aired: March 30, 2014

2014 Tucson Festival of Books: U.S. & Mexico Border Panel
2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Politics Panel
Dan Balz; John Nichols; John Schwarz

Last aired: March 30, 2014

2014 Tucson Festival of Books: Politics Panel
2014 Virginia Festival of the Book: Panel on African-American History
Pete Daniel; Tammy Ingram; M.J. O'Brien; Steven Reich

Last aired: March 23, 2014

2014 Virginia Festival of the Book: Panel on African-American History
Book Party for Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes, "HRC"
Jonathan Allen; Amie Parnes

Last aired: March 22, 2014

Book Party for Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes, "HRC"
BookTV in Tallahassee, Florida
BookTV Visits Tallahassee, Florida

Last aired: March 16, 2014

BookTV in Tallahassee, Florida
BookTV in Salem, Oregon
BookTV Visits Salem, Oregon

Last aired: March 2, 2014

BookTV in Salem, Oregon
Chris Matthews, "Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked"
Chris Matthews

Last aired: February 17, 2014

Chris Matthews, "Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked"
LIVE Saturday, February 15: 2014 Savannah Book Festival
All-Day Coverage

Last aired: February 16, 2014

LIVE Saturday, February 15: 2014 Savannah Book Festival
BookTV in Macon, Georgia
BookTV Visits Macon, Georgia

Last aired: February 16, 2014

BookTV in Macon, Georgia
"Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory"
Linda Barnickel

Last aired: February 3, 2014

"Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory"
Book Party for Peter Baker, "Days of Fire"
Peter Baker

Last aired: February 2, 2014

Book Party for Peter Baker, "Days of Fire"
BookTV in Olympia, Washington
BookTV Visits Olympia, Washington

Last aired: February 2, 2014

BookTV in Olympia, Washington
"The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement"
Taylor Branch

Last aired: January 20, 2014

"The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement"
BookTV in Chattanooga, Tennessee
BookTV Visits Chattanooga, Tennessee

Last aired: January 19, 2014

BookTV in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Sheri Fink, "Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital"
Sheri Fink (Winner National Book Critics Circle Award)

Last aired: January 5, 2014

Sheri Fink, "Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital"
BookTV in Bellingham, Washington
BookTV Visits Bellingham, Washington

Last aired: January 5, 2014

BookTV in Bellingham, Washington
2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
Multiple Authors

Last aired: January 1, 2014

2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards
2013 Harlem Book Fair: Legacies of Rosa Parks and Eslanda Robeson Panel
Mary Frances Berry; Barbara Ransby; Jeanne Theoharis

Last aired: December 29, 2013

2013 Harlem Book Fair: Legacies of Rosa Parks and Eslanda Robeson Panel
2013 National Book Awards
Multiple Authors

Last aired: December 26, 2013

2013 National Book Awards
2013 Texas Book Festival: Steve Davis & Bill Minutaglio, "Dallas 1963"
Steve Davis; Bill Minutaglio

Last aired: December 25, 2013

BookTV in Dayton, Ohio
BookTV Visits Dayton, Ohio

Last aired: December 22, 2013

"After Mandela"
Douglas Foster

Last aired: December 8, 2013

"After Mandela"
BookTV in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
BookTV Visits Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Last aired: December 8, 2013

BookTV in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival: Panel on Independent Bookselling
multiple authors

Last aired: December 1, 2013

2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival: Panel on Independent Bookselling
2013 Texas Book Festival: Kennedy Assassination Panel
Hugh Aynesworth; Allen Childs; Howard Willens

Last aired: November 30, 2013

2013 Texas Book Festival: Kennedy Assassination Panel
Mark Halperin & John Heilemann, "Double Down: Game Change 2012"
Mark Halperin; John Heilemann

Last aired: November 30, 2013

Mark Halperin & John Heilemann, "Double Down: Game Change 2012"
"Forgotten Black Soldiers in White Regiments During The Civil War"
Juanita Patience Moss

Last aired: November 29, 2013

"Forgotten Black Soldiers in White Regiments During The Civil War"
2013 Miami Book Fair International: Sunday
All Day Coverage

Last aired: November 25, 2013

2013 Miami Book Fair International: Saturday
LIVE Coverage

Last aired: November 24, 2013

BookTV in Ann Arbor, Michigan
BookTV Visits Ann Arbor, Michigan

Last aired: November 17, 2013

2013 Texas Book Festival: Mark Leibovich, "This Town"
Mark Leibovich

Last aired: November 4, 2013

BookTV in Helena, Montana
BookTV Visits Helena, Montana

Last aired: November 3, 2013

2013 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on Mental Health
Allen Frances; Kenneth Macleish; Ethan Watters

Last aired: November 2, 2013

Texas Book Festival: Sunday
All Day Coverage

Last aired: October 28, 2013

Texas Book Festival: Saturday
All Day Coverage

Last aired: October 27, 2013

2013 Southern Festival of Books: Chet Bush and John Hodges
Chet Bush; John Hodges

Last aired: October 26, 2013

2013 Southern Festival of Books: Chet Bush and John Hodges
BookTV in Erie, Pennsylvania
BookTV Visits Erie, Pennsylvania

Last aired: October 20, 2013

"American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution"
Garrett Epps

Last aired: October 14, 2013

"American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution"
2013 Southern Festival of Books - LIVE Sunday Coverage
Multiple Authors

Last aired: October 14, 2013

2013 Southern Festival of Books - LIVE Saturday Coverage
Multiple Authors

Last aired: October 13, 2013

BookTV in Billings, Montana
BookTV Visits Billings, Montana

Last aired: October 12, 2013

2013 National Book Festival: A. Scott Berg, "Wilson"
A. Scott Berg

Last aired: October 5, 2013

2013 National Book Festival: A. Scott Berg, "Wilson"
2013 National Book Festival: Sunday
All Day Coverage

Last aired: September 23, 2013

2013 National Book Festival: Sunday
2013 National Book Festival: Saturday
All Day Coverage

Last aired: September 22, 2013

2013 National Book Festival: Saturday
BookTV in Fredericksburg, Virginia
BookTV Visits Fredericksburg, Virginia

Last aired: September 22, 2013

BookTV in Fredericksburg, Virginia
BookTV in Annapolis, Maryland
BookTV Visits Annapolis, Maryland

Last aired: September 8, 2013

BookTV in Annapolis, Maryland
2013 Harlem Book Fair: Science & Health Panel
Sheldon Krimsky; Jonathan Metzl; Alondra Nelson; Samuel Roberts; Harriet Washington

Last aired: September 1, 2013

2013 Harlem Book Fair: Science & Health Panel
2013 Harlem Book Fair: African-American History & the 21st Century Panel
Tina Campt; Farah Griffin; Peniel Joseph; Kendall Thomas

Last aired: September 1, 2013

2013 Harlem Book Fair: African-American History & the 21st Century Panel
2013 Harlem Book Fair: Church & Politics Panel
Anthea Butler; Rev. James Forbes; Eddie Glaude, Jr.; Obery Hendricks; Josef Sorret

Last aired: August 26, 2013

2013 Harlem Book Fair: Church & Politics Panel
2013 Book Expo America: Panel - "Rising Industry Insiders: What Those New to the Publishing Industry Think About Its Future"
Peter Balis; Teresa Ferraiolo; Thea James; April Rim; Christian Scarlett

Last aired: August 25, 2013

2013 Book Expo America: Panel - "Rising Industry Insiders: What Those New to the Publishing Industry Think About Its Future"
Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy, co-authors of "Whitey Bulger"
Kevin Cullen; Shelley Murphy

Last aired: August 24, 2013

Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy, co-authors of "Whitey Bulger"
Best of BookTV Visits
Best of BookTV Visits

Last aired: August 18, 2013

2013 Book Expo America: Book and Author Breakfast
Ishmael Beah; Doris Kearns Goodwin; Chelsea Handler; Wally Lamb

Last aired: August 11, 2013

2013 Book Expo America: Book and Author Breakfast
2013 Eagle Forum Collegians Summit
Mutiple Authors

Last aired: August 4, 2013

2013 Eagle Forum Collegians Summit
BookTV in Carson City, Nevada
BookTV Visits Carson City, Nevada

Last aired: August 4, 2013

BookTV in Carson City, Nevada
2013 Roosevelt Reading Festival
Multiple Authors

Last aired: July 28, 2013

2013 Roosevelt Reading Festival
2013 Harlem Book Fair
Multiple Authors

Last aired: July 21, 2013

2013 Harlem Book Fair
BookTV in Dover, Delaware
BookTV Visits Dover, Delaware

Last aired: July 21, 2013

BookTV in Dover, Delaware
2013 Book Expo America: Book and Author Breakfast
Helen Fielding; Diana Gabaldon; John Lewis; Chris Matthews

Last aired: July 15, 2013

2013 Book Expo America: Book and Author Breakfast
BookTV in Bakersfield, California
BookTV Visits Bakersfield, California

Last aired: July 7, 2013

BookTV in Bakersfield, California
2013 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism
Mutiple Authors

Last aired: July 5, 2013

2013 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism
2013 Book Expo America: Panel - "Self-Publishing: Disruptor or Defender of the Book Business?"
Angela James; Christopher Kenneally; James McQuivey; Keith Ogorek

Last aired: July 1, 2013

2013 Book Expo America: Panel - "Self-Publishing: Disruptor or Defender of the Book Business?"
BookTV in Raleigh, North Carolina
BookTV Visits Raleigh, North Carolina

Last aired: June 16, 2013

BookTV in Raleigh, North Carolina
2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest - SATURDAY
Multiple Authors

Last aired: June 9, 2013

2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest - SATURDAY
BookTV in Palm Springs, California
BookTV Visits Palm Springs, California

Last aired: June 2, 2013

BookTV in Palm Springs, California
BookTV in Columbia, South Carolina
BookTV Visits Columbia, South Carolina

Last aired: May 19, 2013

BookTV in Columbia, South Carolina
2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival
Mutiple Authors

Last aired: May 19, 2013

2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival
2013 Annapolis Book Festival Panel: American Politics
Mickey Edwards; Michael Steele

Last aired: May 13, 2013

2013 Annapolis Book Festival Panel: American Politics
2013 Annapolis Book Festival Panel: Role of Women in Society
Sharon Lerner; Hanna Rosin

Last aired: May 12, 2013

2013 Annapolis Book Festival Panel: Role of Women in Society
2013 Virginia Festival of the Book: A Conversation with Rep. John Lewis and John Carlos
John Carlos; Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)

Last aired: May 5, 2013

2013 Virginia Festival of the Book:  A Conversation with Rep. John Lewis and John Carlos
BookTV in Yuma, Arizona
BookTV Visits Yuma, Arizona

Last aired: May 5, 2013

BookTV in Yuma, Arizona
2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Sunday
Mutiple Authors

Last aired: April 22, 2013

2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Sunday
BookTV in Virginia Beach, Virginia
BookTV Visits Virginia Beach, Virginia

Last aired: April 21, 2013

BookTV in Virginia Beach, Virginia
2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Saturday
Multiple Authors

Last aired: April 21, 2013

2013 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books: Saturday

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

"Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics"
Terry Golway

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 5:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 12 min.
Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 51 min.
"Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis"
Tim Townsend

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"American Spartan: The Promise, the Mission, and the Betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant"
Ann Scott Tyson

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.

Also Airing...

Sunday, April 20th

2pm (ET)
Approx. 54 min.
"The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success"
Megan McArdle
3pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
"Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot"
Masha Gessen
5:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 12 min.
"Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics"
Terry Golway
7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 51 min.
Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
Multiple Authors

Monday, April 21st

2am (ET)
Approx. 54 min.
"Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America"
James Lacy
4am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 51 min.
Colby Military Writers Symposium - The Mark Johnson Show Interviews
Multiple Authors

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.    

May 4, 2014 Luis Rodriguez  http://www.luisjrodriguez.com/index.htm 
 
You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.

EVENT COVERAGE

4/14     Council on Global Affairs, Chicago: Carlotta Gall, The Wrong Enemy

4/15    RAND Corporation, Los Angeles: William Easterly, The Tyranny of Experts

4/16    Eric Quezada Center for Politics, San Francisco: Lauren Coodley, Upton Sinclair

4/17    Louisville Public Library, Louisville, Kentucky: Matt Taibbi, The Divide

4/24     Westfield State University, Westfield, Massachusetts: George Michael, Extremism in America

 

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.