After Words

About After Words

Book TV's signature program After Words is an interview show in which authors of the latest nonfiction books are interviewed by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their material.

After Words airs each weekend at the following times:

  • Saturday at 10pm (ET)
  • Sunday at 12pm (ET)
  • Sunday at 9pm (ET)
  • Monday at 12am (ET)

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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.

Book TV Schedule


BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa
BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa

Next air time: Saturday, July 19th, at 12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
Book TV at Pepperdine University: Karen Elliott House, "On Saudi Arabia: Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines - and Future"
Karen Elliott House

Next air time: Sunday, July 20th, at 1pm (ET)
Approx. 37 min.
Book TV at Pepperdine University: Craig Detweiler, "iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives"
Craig Detweiler

Next air time: Sunday, July 20th, at 1:40pm (ET)
Approx. 15 min.

Also Airing...

Saturday, July 19th

12pm (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa
BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa

Sunday, July 20th

10:45am (ET)
Approx. 1 hr. 15 min.
BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa
BookTV in Des Moines, Iowa

Monday, July 21st

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.

July 6 Reza Aslan
Aug 3 Ron Paul
Sep 7 Mary Frances Berry
You can watch all past In Depths online by using the "Search" function in the upper left hand corner of this website.


June 25   International Peace Institute, NYC: Seyed Hossein Mousavian, Iran and the United States

June 26   Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh, NC: Joseph Wheelan, Bloody Spring

June 26    Kepler's Books, Menlo Park, CA: Aaron Hurst, The Purpose Economy

June 27   Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO:  Dan Hampton, Lords of the Sky

June 28   Turnrow Books, Greenwood, MS:  Charles Cobb, This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed

July 2       Harvard Bookstore, Cambridge, MA:  Matthew Stewart, Nature's God

July 10     Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ:  Chris DeRose, The Presidents' War

July 10     The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA:  Charles Marsh, Strange Glory


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.