John Lewis Remembered

2020-07-20T11:27:26-04:00 We remember the civil rights icon and congressman, John Lewis who passed away Friday, July 17. Host Rich Fahle and guest host Gitty Daneshvari talk with Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin about their new books, “March: Book One” and “March: Book Two” at the 2015 Miami Book Fair.

John Lewis Remembered2020-07-20T11:27:26-04:00

Virtual screening & discussion: The Gene: An Intimate History


PBS Books partners with DPTV, WCMU, and 12 libraries throughout Southeast and Central Michigan to offer a Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion of THE GENE: An Intimate History on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 7pm.

Virtual screening & discussion: The Gene: An Intimate History2020-04-01T14:37:12-04:00

2018 LA Times Festival of Books On-Demand


Saturday, April 21, 2018 All times in Pacific Time 11:00 A.M. Moby Porcelain: A Memoir 11:20 A.M. Jorge Ramos Stranger: The Challenge of a Latino Immigrant in the Trump Era 11:40 A.M. Diana Gabaldon Outlander NOON Caroline Fraser Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder 12:20 P.M. Danica McKellar Ten Magic Butterflies 12:40 P.M. Gabrielle Union We're Going to Need More Wine 1:00 P.M. Jason Reynolds Long Way Down; Patina; Miles Morales: Spider-Man  1:20 P.M. Ed Asner and Ed Weinberger The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs 1:40 P.M. Dan Egan The [...]

2018 LA Times Festival of Books On-Demand2019-08-08T11:26:17-04:00

2018 National Book Festival On-demand


11:00 A.M. Dr. Carla Hayden Library of Congress 11:10 A.M. David Ignatius The Quantum Spy 11:20 A.M. Tara Westover Educated: A Memoir 11:40 A.M. Amy Tan Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir NOON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Turning Pages: My Life Story and The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor 12:20 P.M. James Fallows and Deborah Fallows Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America 1:00 P.M. Ron Chernow Grant 1:20 P.M. Celeste Ng Little Fires Everwhere 1:40 P.M. James McBride Five-Carat Soul 2:00 P.M. Christopher Paul Curtis The Journey of Little Charlie 2:20 P.M. Doris Kearns [...]

2018 National Book Festival On-demand2019-08-08T11:00:21-04:00

PBS Books Launches A National Library Engagement Program


PBS BOOKS LAUNCHES A NATIONAL LIBRARY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM AFTER LISTENING TO THE VOICES OF LIBRARIES ACROSS THE COUNTRYDetroit, MI; March 20, 2019 –A new nationwide survey by PBS Books reveals a strong interest among libraries in digital and other content that fosters an interest in reading and connects their communities to the world of authors and literature. The Library Engagement Survey was conducted by PBS Books, which since 2014 has engaged a national audience in unique book-related experiences, from coverage of national book festivals to interviews with the world’s most important authors, which spark a curiosity in and a lifelong love [...]

PBS Books Launches A National Library Engagement Program2021-04-05T19:25:03-04:00

PBS Books covers the 19th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival


PBS Books is pleased to announce live coverage of the Library of Congress National Book Festival. Saturday, August 31, 11am - 5pm ET, featuring interviews with leading contemporary authors.

PBS Books covers the 19th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival2019-06-05T00:05:43-04:00
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