PBS Unveils The Great American Read's 100 Most Loved Books

PBS kicked off 'The Great American Read,' its forthcoming eight-episode documentary on reading in American Culture, by revealing the show’s list of America’s 100 best loved books in front of a lively crowd at the Morgan Library in Midtown Manhattan Friday morning. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PBS Unveils The Great American Read's 100 Most Loved Books

PBS kicked off 'The Great American Read,' its forthcoming eight-episode documentary on reading in American Culture, by revealing the show’s list of America’s 100 best loved books in front of a lively crowd at the Morgan Library in Midtown Manhattan Friday morning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Is PBS's 'Great American Read'

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PBS Reveals Authors, Stars On ‘The Great American Read’

The Great American Read, a PBS-produced documentary series on reading in American culture that will debut in the spring, announced the authors, media celebrities and literary experts that are taking part in the program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

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Americans are buying more books—but reading fewer of them than ever. What gives?

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As a kid, I loved Judy Blume’s books. As an adult, I wonder: How do they read today?

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What to read in 2020 based on the books you loved in 2019

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6 Lovely Children's Books About Asian American Culture

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and it’s the perfect time to discover some new stories about Asian people, places, food and culture. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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'The Great American Read' Vote Count Tops 2 Million

More than 2 million votes have been cast in the search to find America's Most Loved Novel, a fan competition organized as part of PBS' documentary series, 'The Great American Read.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Will Americans be able to agree on a most loved book?

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PBS to Unveil America's Favorite Books in New TV Series

The summer 2018-slated Great American Read is an eight-part TV series that will explore the power of books in American society. The show will culminate with a list of the top 10 books ever written, according to the general public. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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