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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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"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"
"I Am Troy Davis"
Jen Marlowe

Last aired: December 14, 2013

"I Am Troy Davis"
"Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain"
Robert Spoo

Last aired: December 8, 2013

"Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain"
"For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law"
Randall Kennedy

Last aired: November 4, 2013

"For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law"
"Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare"
Josh Blackman

Last aired: October 20, 2013

"Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare"
"To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care"
Cris Beam

Last aired: September 29, 2013

"To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care"
"The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-ups, and Courage"
Graham Rayman

Last aired: September 29, 2013

"The NYPD Tapes: A Shocking Story of Cops, Cover-ups, and Courage"
"Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson"
Jeff Guinn

Last aired: September 15, 2013

"Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson"
"The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution"
Marcia Coyle

Last aired: July 14, 2013

"The Roberts Court: The Struggle for the Constitution"
Books on Gay Marriage
Multiple Authors

Last aired: June 30, 2013

Books on Gay Marriage
"The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis"
Steven Harper

Last aired: June 2, 2013

"The Lawyer Bubble: A Profession in Crisis"
"Payback: The Case for Revenge"
Thane Rosenbaum

Last aired: May 26, 2013

"Payback: The Case for Revenge"

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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 
 
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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.