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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series, beginning on Tuesday, May 22nd at 8:00PM, that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience. You will also have an opportunity to vote for your favorite book!

View the list of America’s 100 Most-Loved Books brought to you by The Great American Read. Explore the book list and visit the book pages to learn more. You can also print a checklist of the books.

These are other dates and times when the show will air:
Great American Read returns:

Channel 13:
Tuesday, September 11th @ 8:00pm

Vote for your favorite novel: You can vote up to once a day online
or on social media, from May 22nd until October 18th.
More details on voting can be found here.
For additional information visit pbs.org/greatamericanread


How many of the books featured in the show have you read?
A complete list of the books can be found below.
Click here to print a copy of the list.


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