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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

This weekend on Book TV: Why Women Should Rule the World, Features Cynthia Cooper

Cynthia Cooper and her book, Extraordinary Circumstances: The Journey of a Corporate Whistle-blower" will be featured this weekend on Book TV's special, "Why Women Should Rule the World." Cooper's program will air this Saturday evening, April 5, at 7:00. If you have yet to see an interview with Cooper try to catch the program on Saturday. I was very impressed when she spoke at Lemuria for her signing and she spoke eloquently in her brief interview on CNBC. If you want to know more about Book TVs upcoming program follow this link to Book TV on C-Span 2 and get a complete list of the air times. Want to get a preview of Extraordinary Circumstances before you buy it? John recently finished reading the book and wrote a very positive review for the blog. To read about John's impressions of Cynthia Cooper's book follow this link to "Extraordinary Circumstances: the Journey of a Corporate Whistleblower." 

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This Weekend on Book TV: Why Women Should Rule the World

Book TV airs on C-Span 2 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, April 5
8 a.m.
Michio Kaku, author of Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration Into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel (Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385520690/0385520697), talks about the advancements in science that could make several science-fiction technologies a possibility in the real world. (Re-airs Saturday at 8:15 p.m. and Monday at 4 a.m.)

9:15 a.m. At an event hosted by Melville House, Brooklyn, N.Y., Andre Schiffrin talks to Jacob Stevens of Verso Books and Anthony Arnove of Haymarket Books about publishing contemporary political books and the future of independent publishing. (Re-airs Sunday at 12:15 a.m.)
6 p.m. Encore Book Notes. For a segment first aired in 1998,
Taylor Branch, author of Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65 (S&S, $17, 9780684848099/0684848090), discusses the second volume of his America in the King Years trilogy.

7 p.m. Cynthia Cooper, author of Extraordinary Circumstances: The Journey of a Corporate Whistleblower (Wiley, $27.95, 9780470124291/0470124296), chronicles her experience during the rise and fall of WorldCom. (Re-airs Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. and Monday, April 14, at 6:00 AM

10 p.m. After Words: White House press secretary Dana Perino interviews Dee Dee Myers, author of Why Women Should Rule The World (Harper, $24.95, 9780061140402/0061140406). Myers, press secretary during the Clinton administration and the first woman to hold the position, writes about women who have achieved success. (Re-airs Sunday at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., Monday at 3a.m. and Sunday, April 13, at 12 p.m.)
Sunday, April 6

12 p.m. In Depth. In Depth:
Michael Eric Dyson joins BookTV for a live interview. Dyson is University Professor of Sociology at Georgetown and the author of 16 books, including April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America (Basic Civitas Press, $24.95, 9780465002122/0465002129). Viewers can participate in the discussion by calling in during the program or e-mailing questions to (Re-airs Monday at 12 a.m. and Saturday, April 12, at 9:00 a.m.)