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"Writing 'Blue Highways': The Story of How a Book Happened"
William Least Heat-Moon

Last aired: July 7, 2014

"Writing 'Blue Highways': The Story of How a Book Happened"
"Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers"
Paul Dickson

Last aired: June 2, 2014

"Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers"
Book TV in London: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Simon Sebag Montefiore

Last aired: December 29, 2013

Book TV in London: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Book TV in London: Karen Armstrong
Karen Armstrong

Last aired: December 1, 2013

Book TV in London: Karen Armstrong
Book TV in London: Charles Emmerson
Charles Emmerson

Last aired: August 31, 2013

Book TV in London: Charles Emmerson
Book TV in London: Claire Tomalin
Claire Tomalin

Last aired: August 25, 2013

Book TV in London: Claire Tomalin
Book TV in London: Francis Spufford
Francis Spufford

Last aired: August 24, 2013

Book TV in London: Francis Spufford
Book TV in London: Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson

Last aired: August 17, 2013

Book TV in London: Paul Johnson
Book TV in London: Antony Beevor
Antony Beevor

Last aired: August 12, 2013

Book TV in London: Antony Beevor
Book TV in London: Judith Flanders
Judith Flanders

Last aired: August 10, 2013

Book TV in London: Judith Flanders
Book TV in London: Virginia Nicholson
Virginia Nicholson

Last aired: August 3, 2013

Book TV in London: Virginia Nicholson

Book TV Schedule

Highlights

Book TV at Pepperdine University: Angela Hawken, "Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know"
Angela Hawken

Next air time: Monday, July 28th, at 1am (ET)
Approx. 23 min.

Also Airing...

Monday, July 28th

2am (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"The Road to Global Prosperity"
Michael Mandelbaum
6am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"
Matt Taibbi

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, and Reza Aslan are this year's past guests so far.

Aug 3 Ron Paul  www.ronpaulchannel.com
Sep 7 Mary Frances Berry  www.maryfrancesberry.com
 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:

July 22: DC, Heritage Foundation                                  Joshua Muravchik, Making David Into Goliath
July 22: NYC, Roosevelt House                                     Sylvia Jukes Morris, Price of Fame
July 22: Ann Arbor, MI, Nicola's Books                         Juan Cole, The New Arabs
July 23:  NYC, Bryant Park Reading Series                  Michael Wolraich, Unreasonable Men
July 23:  Birmingham, AL, Alabama Theatre                  Marja Mills, The Mockingbird Next Door
July 24:  Mountain View, CA, Computer History Museum  Michael Malone, The Intel Trinity
July 24:  Oakland, CA, Independent Institute               Stephen Holbrook, Gun Control in the Third Reich
July 26:  Brooklyn, NY, Sistas' Place                              Gerald Horne, The Counter-Revolution of 1776 & Race to Revolution
July 31:  Southampton, NY, Rogers Memorial Library  Lawrence Goldstone, Birdmen 

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.