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Several nonfiction books are published each year that cover the courts, law enforcement, and legal issues.  Search for these programs here.

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Coming Up on Book TV

"Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security"
Tim McNulty; Paul Rosenzweig; Ellen Shearer

Next air time: Saturday, December 20th at 2:20pm (ET)

"Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security"
"Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations"
Brandon Garrett

Next air time: Sunday, December 21st at 7:30pm (ET)

"Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System"
Nick Chiles; Robbin Shipp

Next air time: Saturday, December 27th at 10:45am (ET)

"Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System"
"The Case Against the Supreme Court"
Erwin Chemerinsky

Next air time: Saturday, December 27th at 8:45pm (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.

"Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security"
Tim McNulty; Paul Rosenzweig; Ellen Shearer

Last aired: December 14, 2014

"Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security"
"Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally Insane"
Stephen Seager

Last aired: December 7, 2014

"Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally Insane"
"Exonerated: A Brief and Dangerous Freedom"
Joyce King

Last aired: November 29, 2014

"Exonerated: A Brief and Dangerous Freedom"
A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein; John Yoo

Last aired: November 3, 2014

A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
Sidney Powell

Last aired: September 14, 2014

"Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice"
"The Second Amendment: A Biography"
Michael Waldman

Last aired: August 10, 2014

"The Second Amendment: A Biography"
"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Laurence Tribe

Last aired: August 2, 2014

"Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution"
Books on the Supreme Court
Multiple Authors

Last aired: July 14, 2014

Books on the Supreme Court
"U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency"
Mike Earp; David Fisher

Last aired: June 28, 2014

"U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency"
"A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case"
Randy Barnett (contributor); Trevor Burrus (editor); Orin Kerr (contributor); Ilya Somin (contributor)

Last aired: February 17, 2014

"A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case"
"Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law"
Alan Dershowitz

Last aired: January 26, 2014

"Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

BookTV Visits Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana
BookTV in Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana

Next air time: Saturday, December 20th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
"Red State: An Insider's Story of How the GOP Came to Dominate Texas Politics"
Wayne Thorburn

Next air time: Saturday, December 20th, at 8pm (ET)
Approx. 58 min.
"Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America"
Bob Herbert

Next air time: Saturday, December 20th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 3 min.
"Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence"
Jack Kelly

Next air time: Saturday, December 20th, at 9pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
Conference on James Burnham's "Suicide of the West: An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism"
Multiple Panelists

Next air time: Sunday, December 21st, at 3pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr. 20 min.
"Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations"
Brandon Garrett

Next air time: Sunday, December 21st, at 7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 25 min.
"Citizens of the Green Room: Profiles in Courage and Self-Delusion"
Mark Leibovich

Next air time: Sunday, December 21st, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 53 min.
"Houses of Civil War America"
Hugh Howard

Next air time: Sunday, December 21st, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 59 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, December 20th

8am (ET)
Approx. 52 min.
"@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex"
Shane Harris
10am (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
"What Women Want: An Agenda for the Women's Movement"
Deborah Rhode
12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
BookTV Visits Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana
BookTV in Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana
1:30pm (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
"William Wells Brown: An African American Life"
Ezra Greenspan
2:20pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 9 min.
"Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security"
Tim McNulty; Paul Rosenzweig; Ellen Shearer
7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 3 min.
"Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America"
Bob Herbert

Sunday, December 21st

12am (ET)
Approx. 28 min.
"Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future"
Peter Thiel
12:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 27 min.
"Leo Strauss: Man of Peace"
Robert Howse
2am (ET)
Approx. 41 min.
2014 Miami Book Fair: Cornel West, "Black Prophetic Fire"
Cornel West
3:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 3 min.
"Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion"
Cora Daniels
6am (ET)
Approx. 58 min.
"Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial?"
Guy Consolmagno
7am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 23 min.
"Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal"
Tom Shroder
8:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
"The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero"
James Robbins
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
2014 Miami Book Fair: Panel on Books & E-Commerce
Andrew Albanese; Franklin Foer; Christopher Kenneally; Astra Taylor; Oren Teicher
10:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 30 min.
BookTV Visits Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana
BookTV in Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana
7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 25 min.
"Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations"
Brandon Garrett
11pm (ET)
Approx. 59 min.
"Houses of Civil War America"
Hugh Howard

Monday, December 22nd

4am (ET)
Approx. 43 min.
"Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools"
Joel Klein
4:45am (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
"#Newsfail"
Allison Kilkenny; Jamie Kilstein
5:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 14 min.
"The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins"
Robert Baer

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.    Mark Levin, Bonnie Morris, Peniel Joseph, Bing West, Luis Rodriguez, Amity Shlaes, Reza Aslan, Ron Paul, Mary Frances Berry, Joan Biskupic, Michael Korda and AEI President Arthur Brooks were our 2014 guests.

Jan 4, 2015  Tavis Smiley www.tavistalks.com  @tavissmiley
Feb 1, 2015  Walter Isaacson  www.aspeninstitute.org @walterisaacson

You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.

EVENT COVERAGE

Here are some events that Book TV will be covering in the coming weeks:

12/9/14:   NYC, New America Foundation: Janine Wedel, Unaccountable; Zephyr Teachout, Corruption in America; Lawrence Lessig,    Republic, Lost

12/10/14  NYC, Macaulay Honors College, Jenny Nordberg, The Underground Girls of Kabul & Suki Kim, Without You, There Is No Us

12/11/14   Philadelphia, Gershman YMCA, Matthew Chistopher, Abandoned America

12/15/14   Philadelphia, National Constitution Center, Bill of Rights Day Book Festival

 

FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

Book TV covers many book festivals each year, many of them LIVE.  In 2014, our festival coverage includes 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.