3,501Oct 28, 2006
Book Discussion on Freedom: The Story of My Second Life
Malika Oufkir talked about her book Freedom: The Story of My Second Life, published by Miramax.
She was interviewed on the BookTV Bus at the 2006 Texas Book Festival.
3,430Oct 17, 2010
Book Discussion on The Moral Landscape
Sam Harris talked about his book The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values. He argues that most people are mistaken about the relationship between morality and the rest of ...
2,250Oct 16, 2010
Book Discussion on Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America
Eugene Robinson talked about his book Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America. In his book he argues that, through decades of desegregation, affirmative action, and immigration, the ...
2,106Oct 16, 2010
2010 Texas Book Festival, Saturday
A retransmission of live coverage by Book TV from the 2010 Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 16th (11am-6pm ET). The schedule was:
11:00am - Noon ET
Back to Life: Humanizing Medical ...
2,105Nov 3, 2007
Book Discussion on The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sherman Alexie talked about his young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, published by Little, Brown Young Readers. It is a semi-autobiographical chronicle of ...
2,088Oct 17, 2010
Book Discussion on Empire of the Summer Moon
Sam Gwynne talked about this book, Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History. He was interviewed by ...
1,272Oct 26, 2013
Panel Discussion on 50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Assassination
Panelists talked about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Panelists included Howard Willens, author of History Will Prove Us Right: Inside the Warren Commission Investigation ...
1,241Oct 22, 2011
Panel on American Debt
Authors talked about their books on the history of the American debt crisis. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Paul Stekler moderated.
“Show Me the ...
1,232Oct 28, 2006
Book Discussion on The River of Doubt
Candice Millard talked about her book The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, published by Doubleday. The book is about Theodore Roosevelt’s trip down an ...
1,223Oct 16, 2010
Michele Norris in Conversation with Isabel Wilkerson
Two journalists talked about their books and an exploration of “the hidden conversation on race” taking place in the country. They also responded to questions from members of the ...
1,070Oct 28, 2012
Book Discussion on Do Not Ask What Good We Do
Author Robert Draper talked about his book, Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he discusses how the 112th Congress could drop to a 9 percent ...
1,002Oct 17, 2010
Border Drug Wars Panel
Authors talked about their books about the drug wars along the U.S.-Mexico border. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
Ed Vulliamy is the author of Amexica: War ...
984Oct 28, 2012
Book Discussion on The Man Who Saved the Union
Author H.W. Brands talked about his book, The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, in which he argued that Grant was an idealistic and compassionate president whose memory ...
978Oct 16, 2010
Mexican-American Civil Rights Struggles in Texas
Historians talked about the history of Mexican-American civil rights struggles in Texas. Their recent books each examine different historical periods when Mexican Americans have struggled for ...
895Oct 16, 2010
Capital Punishment in America
Authors talked about capital punishment. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Professor Patterson moderated.
Thomas Cahill is the author of A Saint ...
894Oct 23, 2011
Book Discussion on Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America
Adam Winkler talked about his book Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America. He was interviewed by Mr. Dunham and responded to questions from members of the ...
838Oct 16, 2010
Humanizing Medical Mysteries
Authors talked about their books on people involved in medical science. Freelance science writer Juli Berwald moderated. The panelists responded to questions from members of the ...
822Nov 1, 2009
Book Discussion on Drug War Zone
Howard Campbell talked about his book Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez (University of Texas Press; October 15, 2009). For this book about the drug ...
784Oct 22, 2011
Book Discussion on Top Secret America
Dana Priest talked about her book Top Secret America: The Rise of the New American Security State. In her book she argues that the top-secret world that the government created in response to ...
769Oct 23, 2011
Panel on Mexican Drug Cartels
Authors Ioan Grillo and Sylvia Longmire discussed their books with documentary filmmaker Ricardo Ainslie. They responded to questions from members of the audience.
“The Narco Wars: ...
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