This Weekend on Book TV: Ann Coulter
Book TV airs on C-Span 2 this week from 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Tuesday and focuses on political and historical books as well as the book industry. The following are highlights for this coming weekend. For more information, go to Book TV’s website.
Saturday, August 6
2 p.m. At an event hosted by the Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, Colo., Michael Wallis, author of David Crockett: The Lion of the West (Norton , $27.95, 9780393067583), talks about the life of the legendary frontiersman. (Re-airs Sunday at 2:30 a.m. and Monday at 7 a.m.)
3 p.m. At an event hosted by Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, D.C., John Farrell, author of Clarence Darrow: Attorney for the Damned (Doubleday, $32.50, 9780385522588), recounts the life and career of the noted defense attorney. (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)
4 p.m. Nicholas Shaxson discusses his book Treasure Islands: Uncovering the Damage of Offshore Banking and Tax Havens (Palgrave Macmillan, $27, 9780230105010). (Re-airs Sunday at 3:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.)
7 p.m. Margaret Hoover talks about her book American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party (Crown Forum, $24.99, 9780307718150). (Re-airs Sunday at 8 a.m. and 11 p.m., and Monday at 4 a.m.)
8 p.m. Gerald Steinacher, author of Nazis on the Run: How Hitler’s Henchmen Fled Justice (Oxford University Press, $34.95, 9780199576869), reports on the many Nazi war criminals who averted capture following the end of World War II. (Re-airs Sunday at 5 a.m.)
9 p.m. David Stokes, author of The Shooting Salvationist: J. Frank Norris and the Murder Trial That Captivated America (Steerforth, $27, 9781586421861), chronicles the 1927 trial of one of the leading fundamentalist Christian voices of his time. (Re-airs Sunday at 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.)
10 p.m. After Words. Eric Foner interviews Amanda Foreman, author of A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War (Random House, $35, 9780375504945). Foreman reveals that British citizens fought on both sides of the Civil War. (Re-airs Saturday at 10 p.m., Sunday at 9 p.m. and Monday at 3 a.m.)
11 p.m. Mike Weiss, author of Double Play: How Dan White Got Away with Murder and Changed San Francisco (Vince Emery Productions, $39.95, 9780982565056), talks about the killing of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk in 1978. (Re-airs Sunday at 6 p.m.)
Sunday, August 7
12 a.m. Steven Pressfield, author of The Warrior Ethos (Black Irish Entertainment, $9.99, 9781936891009), examines the evolution of the warrior code of honor and mental toughness. (Re-airs Sunday at 7 p.m. and Monday at 5 a.m.)
12 p.m. In Depth. Ann Coulter, author most recently of Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America (Crown Forum, $28.99, 9780307353481), joins Book TV for a live interview. Viewers can participate in the discussion by calling in during the program or submitting questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or via Twitter (@BookTV). (Re-airs Monday at 12 a.m.)
posted at Shelf Awareness.