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"Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit"
Charles Calomiris; Stephen Haber

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th at 8 (ET)

"Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit"
"The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success"
Megan McArdle

Next air time: Sunday, April 20th at 2pm (ET)

"The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success"
"Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America"
James Lacy

Next air time: Monday, April 21st at 2 (ET)

"Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America"
"Mother of Invention: How the Government Created 'Free-Market' Health Care"
Robert Field

Next air time: Monday, April 21st at 7 (ET)

"Mother of Invention: How the Government Created 'Free-Market' Health Care"

Archived Programs

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

"Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit"
Charles Calomiris; Stephen Haber

Last aired: April 6, 2014

"Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit"
"Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America"
James Lacy

Last aired: April 5, 2014

"Taxifornia: Liberals' Laboratory to Bankrupt America"
"The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success"
Megan McArdle

Last aired: March 23, 2014

"The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success"
Books on the Federal Budget
Multiple Authors

Last aired: March 17, 2014

Books on the Federal Budget
Saru Jayaraman, "Behind the Kitchen Door"
Saru Jayaraman

Last aired: January 1, 2014

Saru Jayaraman, "Behind the Kitchen Door"
Books on Consumerism in America
Multiple Authors

Last aired: December 16, 2013

Books on Consumerism in America
Books on the U.S. Federal Budget and Debt
Multiple Authors

Last aired: December 9, 2013

"The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives"
Sasha Abramsky

Last aired: November 2, 2013

"The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives"
Books on the Federal Reserve Chairman
Multiple Authors

Last aired: October 21, 2013

"Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity"
Meredith Whitney

Last aired: September 29, 2013

"Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity"
"Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career"
Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Last aired: September 28, 2013

"Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor: The New Way to Fast-Track Your Career"
"Money, Gold, and History"
Lewis Lehrman

Last aired: September 8, 2013

"Money, Gold, and History"
Book TV at FreedomFest: Max Borders, "Superwealth"
Max Borders

Last aired: August 26, 2013

Book TV at FreedomFest: Max Borders, "Superwealth"
"Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America"
Glenn Hubbard; Tim Kane

Last aired: August 19, 2013

"Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America"
Books on Economic Recovery
Multiple Authors

Last aired: August 5, 2013

Books on Economic Recovery
"The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority"
Lori Wallach

Last aired: June 30, 2013

"The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority"
"The Good Rich and What They Cost Us"
Robert Dalzell

Last aired: May 20, 2013

"The Good Rich and What They Cost Us"
"Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity"
Jacqui Dunne; Bernard Lietaer

Last aired: April 27, 2013

"Rethinking Money: How New Currencies Turn Scarcity into Prosperity"
"Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth"
Peter Blair Henry

Last aired: April 20, 2013

"Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

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

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 11:45 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival: Bill White, "America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse"
Bill White

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 1pm (ET)
Approx. 44 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival: Miriam Pawel, "The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography"
Miriam Pawel

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 1:45pm (ET)
Approx. 46 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on Stories That Shaped San Antonio
Ignacio Garcia; Nick Kotz

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 2:30pm (ET)
Approx. 58 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on the NSA, Big Brother, and Democracy
Heidi Boghosian; John Prados

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 4:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival: Richard Rodriguez, "Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography"
Richard Rodriguez

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 5:15pm (ET)
Approx. 44 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival: Kevin Powers, "Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting"
Kevin Powers

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 6pm (ET)
Approx. 51 min.
"Big Tent: The Story of the Conservative Revolution - As Told by the Thinkers and Doers Who Made It Happen"
Mallory Factor

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 46 min.
"Dispatches from the Eastern Front: A Political Education from the Nixon Years to the Age of Obama"
Gerald Felix Warburg

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 7:45pm (ET)
Approx. 52 min.
"Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama"
Stephen Sestanovich

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 8:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"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...

Saturday, April 19th

8 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 16 min.
"Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit"
Charles Calomiris; Stephen Haber
9:15 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran"
Shane Bauer; Joshua Fattal; Sarah Shourd
10:45 (ET)
Approx. 57 min.
"Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You"
Greg Gutfeld
11:45 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Fort Myers, Florida
BookTV Visits Fort Myers, Florida
2:30pm (ET)
Approx. 58 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on Stories That Shaped San Antonio
Ignacio Garcia; Nick Kotz
4:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on the NSA, Big Brother, and Democracy
Heidi Boghosian; John Prados
8:45pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Maximalist: America in the World from Truman to Obama"
Stephen Sestanovich
11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"Falling in Love with America Again"
Jim DeMint

Sunday, April 20th

1:30 (ET)
Approx. 58 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on Stories That Shaped San Antonio
Ignacio Garcia; Nick Kotz
3:15 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
2014 San Antonio Book Festival - Panel on the NSA, Big Brother, and Democracy
Heidi Boghosian; John Prados
6 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 16 min.
"Why Government Fails So Often: And How It Can Do Better"
Peter Schuck
7:15 (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
"Slavery's Exiles: The Story of the American Maroons"
Sylviane Diouf
9:45 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 4 min.
"A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power"
Jimmy Carter
10:45 (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Fort Myers, Florida
BookTV Visits Fort Myers, Florida
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

4 (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

4/9     Norwich University, Norwich, Vermont: Colby Military Writers Symposium

4/9     Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY: Clay Risen, The Bill of the Century

4/10    Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver: Doug Fine, Hemp Bound

4/10     Alex Theater, Los Angeles: Michael Lewis, Flash Boys in conversaton with Malcolm Gladwell

4/12 & 4/13     Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, University of Southern California

4/14    Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, New York City: Michael Malice, Dear Reader

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.