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What's on: Colson Whitehead & Fayetteville Weekend
LIVE with Colson Whitehead 
noon - 3 pm ET Sunday
Photo credit: Madeline Whitehead
Colson Whitehead, author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel, The Underground Railroad , speaks with us live Sunday. His other works of fiction include The Intuitionist and Sag Harbor .

Join us as Whitehead spends three hours responding to viewers' calls,  Facebook  comments, emails and  tweets .
In Depth is a monthly LIVE author interview, featuring your calls, e-mails and tweets.

Fayetteville Weekend

C-SPAN2's Book TV: Noon ET Saturday
C-SPAN3's American History TV: 2 pm ET Sunday

The C-SPAN Cities Tour takes you to Fayetteville, Arkansas, to explore its history and literary life.
Among our programs:

  • Hear from Lisa Corrigan, author of Prison Power.
  • We take you to the J. William Fulbright special collection at the University of Arkansas Libraries.
  • Go inside the Fayetteville Public Library to hear author Randall Bennett Woods talk about his book, Prisoners of Hope.
Visit our special Fayetteville page , where segments are available to view after they air. For more information, visit us at and on Twitter @CSPANCities .

Thank you to Cox Communications for partnering with us in Fayetteville.

10 pm Saturday, 9 pm Sunday and 3 am Monday ET
Author Tara Westover,  Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover details her life growing up with survivalist parents in the Idaho mountains and her introduction to formal education at age 17. She's interviewed by author and journalist Susannah Cahalan.

After Words is w eekly interview of a nonfiction author by a guest who shares an area of expertise or interest.
2 pm ET Saturday
From the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California, we feature: 

  • Karl Rove on political candidates and presidential elections in American history
  • New York Times op-ed columnist Bret Stephens on U.S. foreign policy
  • Former California Sen. Barbara Boxer on the current political landscape
  • Author and satirist Dave Barry on his writing life
  • Historians Margaret MacMillan, Douglas Brinkley and Jon Meacham on their favorite historical figures
About Book TV
Every Saturday 8 am ET through Monday 8 am ET 
Every weekend C-SPAN2 features Book TV -- a 48-hour block of nonfiction book programming. Book TV brings you a rich variety of topics, such as history, biography, politics, current events, the media and more. Watch author interviews, readings, panels and live coverage from the nation's largest book fairs.
Experience Book TV all weekend, every weekend on C-SPAN2.
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