This Weekend on Book TV: The San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books

Book TV airs on C-Span 2 this weekend from 8 a.m. Saturday to 8 a.m. Monday 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, October 16
8 a.m. Henry Louis Gates Jr., author of Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow (Penguin Books, $20, 9780525559559). (Re-airs Saturday at 8 p.m.)

3:30 p.m. Rebecca Frankel, author of Into the Forest: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love (St. Martin's Press, $28.99, 9781250267641). (Re-airs Sunday at 3:30 a.m.)

Sunday, October 17
10 a.m. Ben Nelson, author of Death of the Senate: My Front Row Seat to the Demise of the World's Greatest Deliberative Body (Potomac Books, $34.95, 9781640124943). (Re-airs Sunday at 10 p.m.)

2 p.m. Nate Powell, author of Save It for Later: Promises, Protest, and Parenthood (Abrams, $24.99, 9781419749124), and John Woodrow Cox, author of Children Under Fire: An American Crisis (‎Ecco, $28.99, 9780062883933), at the virtual San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books.

2:29 p.m. Tim Harford, author of The Data Detective: Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics (Riverhead, $28, 9780593084595), and Jordan Ellenberg, author of Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else (Penguin Press, $28, 9781984879059), at the San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books.

3:02 p.m. Samantha Montano, author of Disasterology: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis (Park Row, $28.99, 9780778311034), and Kim McCoy, co-author of Waves and Beaches: The Powerful Dynamics of Sea and Coast (Patagonia, $29.95, ‎ 9781938340956), at the San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books.

3:35 p.m. Tanya Selvaratnam, author of Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence (Harper, $28.99, 9780063059900), and Nadia Owusu, author of Aftershocks: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, $17, 9781982111236), at the San Diego Union-Tribune Festival of Books.

4:30 p.m. Stephen Breyer, author of The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics (Harvard University Press, $19.95, 9780674269361).

6 p.m. Amy Argetsinger, author of There She Was: The Secret History of Miss America (Atria/One Signal, $28, 9781982123390).

6:55 p.m. Evan Osnos, author of Wildland: The Making of America's Fury (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $30, 9780374286675).

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