This Week on MNN: National Book Month

In 2003 The National Book Foundation, dedicated to celebrating the finest literature published in the United States, introduced National Book Month. This Week on MNN, our Community Members explore books covering a diverse range of topics, including finance, poetry and history.

Sunday, October 15  starting at 1 PM and Wednesday, October 18 starting at 7 PM on MNN HD (Spectrum 1993).

Consider it Blacklit is a program that highlights African Americans in film, TV and theater. In this special episode, host Kim Singleton introduces her new book-length poem I Love My People. The book adds a profound artistic perspective to the celebration of Black beauty and resilience.   

Sunday 1PM / Wednesday 7PM 

Consider it Blacklit airs every Saturday at 9AM on MNN HD 

Latin Icons Past and Present is a program dedicated to showcasing Latino Artists from diverse backgrounds. In this episode, MNN Community Member Carmen Llerena speaks with Dr. Virginia Sanchez Korrol, distinguished professor, historian and author. They talk about her latest book The Season of Rebels & Roses which tells a story of love and racial discrimination in the 1800’s. The book also explores the collaboration between Puerto Ricans and Cuban patriots in NYC, where they worked together on the printing of Jose Marti’s influential newspaper, Patria

Sunday 1:30PM / Wednesday 7:30PM 

Latin Icons Past & Present airs every other Monday at 7:30PM on MNN Culture

The Larry Parks Show has been a fixture on MNN for over two decades, offering viewers financial reporting, investment insights, and more. In this episode Larry talks to  George Gilder, a renowned information technology scholar and best selling author. Together they explore Mr. Gilder’s freely available book  The 21’st Century Case for Gold: A new Information Theory of Money. The discussion delves into fundamental questions about the nature of money, its value, and how it can be measured. Join Larry Parks and George Gilder as they unravel these mysteries and more. 

Sunday 1:30PM / Wednesday 7:30PM

Larry Parks Show airs every Thursday at 7PM on MNN Lifestyle