Book TV Schedule, on C-SPAN 2.
William Hague, member of Britain’s Parliament and former Leader of the Conservative Party discusses his first book titled, “William Pitt the Younger.” It’s the biography of the man who in 1784 at the age of twenty-four became the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England. Mr. Hague is interviewed by Martin Turner, Washington Bureau Chief for the BBC.
BookTV highlights (at 7:00 Saturday evening) a “State of Science Journalism” panel, with Nick Gillespie, Sally Satel, Ronald Bailey and Chris Mooney.
BookTV’s history interview will be of Robert Conquest, who will discuss Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course of History with Hoover fellow, Ken Jowitt.
Sunday at 11 Gary Marcus’s The Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexities of Human Though will be the focus. And techies may be interested in the more mechanical approach to knowledge of Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts—The Programmers who Created the Software Revolution, by Steve Lohr Saturday at 3:30.
Other works include books on Abu Ghraib, the Neocons, and Camp David.