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Book TV's After Words features the author of a recently published hardback non-fiction book interviewed by a guest host with some knowledge, background, or connection to the subject matter of the book.
Recent programs:
  • After Words: Jay Barbree (56 min. 39 sec. - Saturday)
    Jay Barbree talks about his book, [Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight], in which he looks at the life of the first man to walk on the moon. He speaks with Michael Neufeld, senior curator at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
  • After Words with Jason Riley (57 min. 11 sec. - July 13, 2014)
    Jason Riley talks about his book, [Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks to Succeed], in which he argues that government assistance programs designed to help African Americans rise from poverty are ineffectual.
  • After Words with Matt Kibbe (58 min. 41 sec. - July 5, 2014)
    Matt Kibbe talks about his book, [Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff], in which he argues that the U.S. Constitution gives the right to self-determination, but politicians and corporate leaders have been steadily eroding that right.
  • After Words: Kwasi Kwarteng (58 min. - June 28, 2014)
    Kwasi Kwarteng, a member of British Parliament, talks about his book, [War and Gold], in which he chronicles the history of money, its relationship to war, and the resulting impact the interconnection has on free markets worldwide.
  • After Words: Rick Santorum (57 min. 42 sec. - June 21, 2014)
    Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) talks about his book, [Blue Collar Conservatives], in which he argues that the working class in the U.S. has been abandoned by both parties and that solutions to its problems are largely conservative in nature.
  • After Words: Ken Adleman (56 min. 24 sec. - June 14, 2014)
    Ambassador Ken Adelman talks about his book, [Reagan at Reykjavik], in which he provides a firsthand account of the 1986 summit in Iceland that laid the groundwork for a reduction in nuclear proliferation.
  • After Words: Jeremy Rifkin (56 min. 24 sec. - June 7, 2014)
    Jeremy Rifkin discusses his book, [The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism], in which he argues that capitalism is on its way out.
  • After Words with Susan Stranahan (58 min. 28 sec. - May 31, 2014)
    Susan Stranahan talks about the book [Fukushima], an account of the 2011 tsunami and resulting meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Ms. Stranahan co-authored the book with members of the Union of Concerned Scientists.
  • After Words: Jo Becker (57 min. 54 sec. - May 24, 2014)
    Jo Becker talks about her book, [Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality], in which she takes readers through the latter stages of what some call the new civil rights movement.
  • After Words: Justice John Paul Stevens (56 min. 6 sec. - May 17, 2014)
    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talks about his book, [Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution], in which he recommends six ways he believes the U.S. Constitution should be amended.
  • After Words: Nomi Prins (57 min. 39 sec. - May 10, 2014)
    Nomi Prins talks about her book, [All the Presidents' Bankers], in which she explores the multi-generational marital and protégé relationships in the financial and political worlds that she argues are the basis of power and influence in the U.S.
  • After Words: Burton Folsom (57 min. 6 sec. - May 3, 2014)
    Burton Folsom talks about his book, [Uncle Sam Can't Count], which he co-wrote with his wife Anita. In the book, they argue that government bailouts didn't begin with the financial crisis of 2008 or with Chrysler twenty years earlier.
  • After Words: Patrick Tucker (56 min. 18 sec. - April 26, 2014)
    Patrick Tucker talks about his book, [The Naked Future], in which he argues that the future is very easy to predict, due to the availability of large amounts of data that make prediction models for individual behavior significantly more accurate.
  • After Words with Ezekiel Emanuel (58 min. 54 sec. - April 19, 2014)
    Ezekiel Emmanuel, the former White House adviser on health care, talked about his book, [Reinventing American Health Care], in which he provides an outline of how the Affordable Care Act is reshaping American health care.
  • After Words with Cal Thomas (1 hr. 3 min. - April 12, 2014)
    Columnist Cal Thomas talks about his book, [What Works], in which he argues that American policymakers should already know what works, because history has shown us.
  • After Words with Zachary Karabell (57 min. 30 sec. - April 5, 2014)
    Zachary Karabell talks about his book, [The Leading Indicators], in which he argues that gross national product, balance of trade, unemployment, inflation, and consumer confidence should no longer be the primary basis for monetary policy.
  • After Words: Walid Phares (59 min. 42 sec. - March 29, 2014)
    Walid Phares talks about his book, [The Lost Spring], in which he argues that the U.S. has been making policy missteps in the Middle East as a result oil company influence.
  • After Words: Paul Taylor (59 min. 18 sec. - March 22, 2014)
    Paul Taylor talks about his book, [The Next America], in which he draws on data from the Pew Research Center to tell readers where the U.S. has been and where it's likely to go in coming decades.
  • After Words: George Nash (57 min. 30 sec. - March 15, 2014)
    George Nash, editor of [The Crusade Years 1933-1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath], talks about what is referred to as "the missing link" in the the Hoover memoirs.
  • After Words: Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld (58 min. 30 sec. - March 8, 2014)
    Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld talk about their book, [The Triple Package], in which they argue that successful ethnic groups in America have at least one of three characteristics: superiority, insecurity, or impulse control.
  • After Words with Gabriel Sherman (58 min. 16 sec. - March 1, 2014)
    Gabriel Sherman talks about his book, [The Loudest Voice in the Room], in which he provides a detailed look at the life of Roger Ailes, the former member of the Nixon White House who started Fox News Channel.

Book TV Schedule


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

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 23 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Colleagians Leadership Summit - Part I
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 33 min.
"Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel"
Joshua Muravchik

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
"When Men Betray"
Webb Hubbell

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 8pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 9 min.
"Lords of the Sky: Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16"
Dan Hampton

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 9:15pm (ET)
Approx. 44 min.
"Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women"
Katie Pavlich

Next air time: Saturday, July 26th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 10 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Colleagians Leadership Summit - Part II
Multiple Authors

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 2pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr.
"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters"
Gregory Zuckerman

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 43 min.
"The Taliban Revival: Violence and Extremism on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier"
Hassan Abbas

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 7:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 33 min.
"The People vs. Barack Obama: The Criminal Case Against the Obama Administration"
Ben Shapiro

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 10pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 2 min.
"West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776"
Claudio Saunt

Next air time: Sunday, July 27th, at 11pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, July 26th

8:45am (ET)
Approx. 51 min.
FreedomFest 2014: Mary Ruwart and Jeff Waddoups on the Minimum Wage Law
Mary Ruwart; Jeff Waddoups
9:45am (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"How Could This Happen: Explaining the Holocaust"
Dan McMillan
10:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 14 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: Panel on Multicultural Book Publishing
Veronica Creech; Pat Cummings; Hannah Ehrlich; Wade Hudson; Brian Kenney; Vanesse Lloyd Sgambati; Mutiya Vision
12pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr. 33 min.
2014 Eagle Forum Colleagians Leadership Summit - Part I
Multiple Authors
2:30pm (ET)
Approx. 26 min.
"On My Watch - Leadership, Innovation, and Personal Resilience"
Martha Johnson
3pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 27 min.
"Iran and the United States: An Insider's View on the Failed Past and the Road to Peace"
Seyed Hossein Mousavian
6pm (ET)
Approx. 57 min.
Encore Booknotes: "Posterity: Letters of Great Americans to Their Children"
Dorie McCullough Lawson
7pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr.
"Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel"
Joshua Muravchik
8pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 9 min.
"When Men Betray"
Webb Hubbell
11pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 10 min.
"Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women"
Katie Pavlich

Sunday, July 27th

12:15am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA"
E.G. Vallianatos
1:30am (ET)
Approx. 45 min.
"Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space"
Lynn Sherr
4:45am (ET)
Approx. 28 min.
FreedomFest 2014: P.J. O'Rourke, Charles Murray, and John Allison on Big Government
John Allison; Charles Murray; P.J. O'Rourke
5:15am (ET)
Approx. 53 min.
"Capital in the Twenty-First Century" & "A Fighting Chance"
Thomas Piketty; Sen. Elizabeth Warren
8:30am (ET)
Approx. 59 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: Conversation with Tracey Syphax
Elizabeth Nunez; Altura Salinardi; Tracey Syphax
9:30am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 5 min.
FreedomFest 2014: The Big Debate: Dinesh D'Souza v. Dan McCarthy on American Foreign Policy
Dinesh D'Souza; Dan McCarthy
10:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 7 min.
"Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future"
Eugene Steuerle
2pm (ET)
Approx. 2 hr.
2014 Eagle Forum Colleagians Leadership Summit - Part II
Multiple Authors
4pm (ET)
Approx. 26 min.
2014 Harlem Book Fair: State of African American Literature
Malaika Adero
4:30pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 43 min.
"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters"
Gregory Zuckerman
6:15pm (ET)
Approx. 46 min.
2014 Gaithersburg Book Festival: Panel on the Book Industry
multiple panelists
11pm (ET)
Approx. 56 min.
"West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776"
Claudio Saunt

Monday, July 28th

2am (ET)
Approx. 55 min.
"The Road to Global Prosperity"
Michael Mandelbaum
4:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 10 min.
"Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women"
Katie Pavlich
6am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 19 min.
"The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap"
Matt Taibbi

Upcoming Programs


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, and Amity Shlaes 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.


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 


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.