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"The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way"
Amanda Ripley

Last aired: November 10, 2013

"The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way"
"Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education"
Mark Edmundson

Last aired: October 15, 2013

"Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education"
Books on the Cost of Higher Education
Multiple Authors

Last aired: August 12, 2013

Books on the Cost of Higher Education

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

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

Next air time: Saturday, April 19th, at 11:45am (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

8am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 16 min.
"Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit"
Charles Calomiris; Stephen Haber
9:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"A Sliver of Light: Three Americans Imprisoned in Iran"
Shane Bauer; Joshua Fattal; Sarah Shourd
10:45am (ET)
Approx. 57 min.
"Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You"
Greg Gutfeld
11:45am (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

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

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.