Science and Technology

About Science and Technology

Many books are published each year covering science and technology. These programs can be searched and viewed here.

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Archived Programs

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

"How Google Works"
Jonathan Rosenberg; Eric Schmidt

Last aired: November 17, 2014

"How Google Works"
"Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal"
Tom Shroder

Last aired: November 16, 2014

"Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal"
"The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is"
Roberto Trotta

Last aired: November 16, 2014

"The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is"
"The Meaning of Human Existence"
Edward O. Wilson

Last aired: November 16, 2014

"The Meaning of Human Existence"
"How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World"
Steven Johnson

Last aired: November 15, 2014

"How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World"
"Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies"
Nick Bostrom

Last aired: October 19, 2014

"Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies"
"The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives"
Jared Cohen; Eric Schmidt

Last aired: May 4, 2014

"The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives"
"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History"
Elizabeth Kolbert

Last aired: March 24, 2014

"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History"
"Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know"
Peter W. Singer

Last aired: March 15, 2014

"Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know"
A Debate on Climate Engineering
Clive Hamilton; David Keith

Last aired: January 12, 2014

A Debate on Climate Engineering
"Heart: An American Medical Odyssey"
Dick Cheney; Dr. Jonathan Reiner

Last aired: January 12, 2014

"Heart: An American Medical Odyssey"
"Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years"
Tom Standage

Last aired: December 15, 2013

"Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years"

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

LIVE 2014 Miami Book Fair: Day Two
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, November 23rd, at 10am (ET)
Approx. 7 hr. 30 min.
2014 Miami Book Fair: Day One
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, November 23rd, at 12am (ET)
Approx. 9 hr. 30 min.
2014 National Book Awards
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, November 23rd, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 4 min.
"Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State"
Megan Ming Francis

Next air time: Sunday, November 23rd, at 6:30pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.
"Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally Insane"
Stephen Seager

Next air time: Sunday, November 23rd, at 7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.

Also Airing...

Sunday, November 23rd

12am (ET)
Approx. 9 hr. 30 min.
2014 Miami Book Fair: Day One
Multiple Authors
LIVE 10am (ET)
Approx. 7 hr. 30 min.
2014 Miami Book Fair: Day Two
Multiple Authors
5:30pm (ET)
Approx. 50 min.
President George W. Bush, "41: A Portrait of My Father"
George W. Bush
6:30pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.
"Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State"
Megan Ming Francis
7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"Behind the Gates of Gomorrah: A Year with the Criminally Insane"
Stephen Seager
10pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 4 min.
2014 National Book Awards
Multiple Authors

Monday, November 24th

1am (ET)
Approx. 7 hr. 30 min.
2014 Miami Book Fair: Day Two
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.    Mark Levin, Bonnie Morris, Peniel Joseph, Bing West, Luis Rodriguez, Amity Shlaes, Reza Aslan, Ron Paul, Mary Frances Berry, Joan Biskupic, and Michael Korda are this year's past guests so far.

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:

11/10/14: San Francsico, Jewich Community Center: Robert Baer, The Perfect Kill

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

11/11/14:  Washington, D.C., National Press Club: John McCain, 13 Soldiers  

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

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

11/12/14:  Los Angeles, Los Angeles Public Library:  Jill Lepore, The Secret History of Wonder Woman

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

11/12/14:  St. Louis, MO: St. Louis University: Russ Roberts, How Adam Smith Can Change

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

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

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

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

11/14/14  Northhampton, MA:  American Friends Service Committee:  Reese Erlich, Inside Syria

11/16/14  NYC:  Museum of Jewish Heritage:  Ron Rosenbaum, Explaining Hitler

11/18/14  Boston:  Harvard Club of Boston:  Marin Katusa, The Colder War

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

11/19/14  *LIVE* NYC: Cipriani:  65th Annual National Book Awards  NYC

11/22-23/14  *LIVE*  Miami Book Fair International

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

 

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.