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2014 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on War and Its Aftermath
Kenneth MacLeish; Jennifer Percy; Kayla Williams

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st at 9am (ET)

2014 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on War and Its Aftermath
"War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love"
Rebecca Frankel

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd at 10pm (ET)

"The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security"
Ann Hagedorn

Next air time: Monday, November 3rd at 5:45am (ET)

"The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security"

Archived Programs

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

"Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution"
Richard Whittle

Last aired: October 26, 2014

"Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution"
"The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War"
Yochi Dreazen

Last aired: October 26, 2014

"The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War"
2014 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on War and Its Aftermath
Kenneth MacLeish; Jennifer Percy; Kayla Williams

Last aired: October 18, 2014

2014 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on War and Its Aftermath
"The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security"
Ann Hagedorn

Last aired: October 11, 2014

"The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security"
"War of the Whales"
Joshua Horwitz

Last aired: September 28, 2014

"War of the Whales"
"Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front"
Mark Lee Greenblatt

Last aired: September 28, 2014

"Valor: Unsung Heroes from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front"
"Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War"
Helen Thorpe

Last aired: September 15, 2014

"Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War"
"Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years"
Ron Capps

Last aired: July 19, 2014

"Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years"
"Redeployment"
Phil Klay

Last aired: July 5, 2014

"Redeployment"
"The Harlem Hellfighters"
Max Brooks

Last aired: May 26, 2014

"The Harlem Hellfighters"
"Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the U.S. Air Force"
Bill Yenne

Last aired: February 23, 2014

"Hap Arnold: The General Who Invented the U.S. Air Force"
"Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War"
Robert Gates

Last aired: February 8, 2014

"Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War"
"Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today"
Nile Gardiner; Stephen Thompson

Last aired: January 12, 2014

"Margaret Thatcher on Leadership: Lessons for American Conservatives Today"
Panel on How the Wounded Come Back from War with Ann Jones and Andrew Bacevich
Andrew Bacevich; Ann Jones

Last aired: January 12, 2014

Panel on How the Wounded Come Back from War with Ann Jones and Andrew Bacevich
"Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press"
Santiago Lyon, et al.

Last aired: January 1, 2014

"Vietnam: The Real War - A Photographic History by the Associated Press"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

LIVE In Depth: Michael Korda
Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
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BookTV in Colorado Springs, Colorado
BookTV in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
"The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan"
Rick Perlstein

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st, at 4:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World"
Steven Johnson

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 54 min.
"Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism"
Louise Shelley

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st, at 8pm (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
"Even This I Get to Experience"
Norman Lear

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st, at 9pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
"Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me"
Lucinda Franks

Next air time: Saturday, November 1st, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring"
Peter Duffy

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 12:15am (ET)
Approx. 44 min.
"Flight 93: The Story, the Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11"
Tom McMillan

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 3pm (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014"
Clarence Page

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 6:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 11 min.
"The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution"
Walter Isaacson

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
"War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love"
Rebecca Frankel

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 4 min.
James Patterson on the Importance of Independent Reading in Our Schools
James Patterson

Next air time: Sunday, November 2nd, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 51 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, November 1st

9am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 29 min.
2014 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on War and Its Aftermath
Kenneth MacLeish; Jennifer Percy; Kayla Williams
10:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 22 min.
"Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements"
Dorothy Sue Cobble; Linda Gordon; Astrid Henry
12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Colorado Springs, Colorado
BookTV in Colorado Springs, Colorado
2pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 14 min.
"How Google Works"
Jonathan Rosenberg; Eric Schmidt
3:15pm (ET)
Approx. 53 min.
"Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present"
Christian Sahner
4:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan"
Rick Perlstein
7pm (ET)
Approx. 54 min.
"How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World"
Steven Johnson
8pm (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
"Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism"
Louise Shelley
9pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 1 min.
"Even This I Get to Experience"
Norman Lear
11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me"
Lucinda Franks

Sunday, November 2nd

1am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 28 min.
"Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?"
Karen Dawisha
3:28am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 31 min.
"Border Insecurity"
Sylvia Longmire
6am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 3 min.
"Impolite Conversations: On Race, Politics, Sex, Money, and Religion"
Cora Daniels
7am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 21 min.
2014 Southern Festival of Books: Panel on Modern Conflicts
Michael Newton; Lien-Hang Nguyen; Ganesh Sitaraman
8:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 4 min.
"The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is"
Roberto Trotta
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Colorado Springs, Colorado
BookTV in Colorado Springs, Colorado
4pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States"
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
6:15pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 11 min.
"Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984–2014"
Clarence Page
10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 4 min.
"War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love"
Rebecca Frankel

Monday, November 3rd

12am (ET)
Approx. 3 hr.
In Depth: Michael Korda
4am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 36 min.
A Debate on War and the Constitution with John Yoo and Bruce Fein
Bruce Fein; John Yoo
5:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 4 min.
"The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security"
Ann Hagedorn
6:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America"
Jonathan Darman

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, and Joan Biskupic are this year's past guests so far.

Nov 2  Michael Korda
Dec 7  Arthur Brooks  www.aei.org
Jan 4, 2015  Tavis Smiley www.tavistalks.com  @tavissmiley

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:

11/2/14     Michael Rockland, Navy Crazy        Kellogg Club  Morristown, NJ

11/5/14     William Voegeli, The Pity Party       Century Association  NYC 

11/5/14     Thomas Maier, When Lions Roar     JFK Presidential Library & Museum  Boston

11/6/14     Joel Simon, The New Censorship     Columbia Journalism School  NYC

11/10/14    Robert Baer, The Perfect Kill           Jewish Community Center  San Francisco

11/11/14    Stephen Kotkin, Stalin                     U. of Pennsylvania Bookstore  Philadelphia

11/12/14    James Robbins, The Real Custer      Hudson Library & Historical Society  Hudson, OH

11/12/14    Flemming Rose, The Tyranny of Silence    Pen and Pencil Club  Philadelphia

11/12/14    Robert Howse, Leo Strauss            University of Chicago

11/13/14    Mark Leibovich, Citizens of the Green Room    BookCourt   Brooklyn, NY 

11/13/14    Charles Edel, Nation Builder          Island Books  Newport, RI

11/13/14    Gay Talese, The Bridge                  New York Transit Museum  Brooklyn, NY

11/14/14    Conference on James Burnham's Suicide of the West    Yale University  New Haven, CT

11/18/14    David Quammen, Ebola               Montana State University

11/19/14    Nicholas Wapshott, The Sphinx    Boston Athenaeum

11/19/14    Art Laffer, An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States    University Club  NYC

11/19/14    65th Annual National Book Awards  NYC

11/24/14    Mary Elise Sarotte, The Collapse  Porter Square Books  Cambridge, MA 

 

 

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.