The Great American Read

Fall Kick-off

Premiered September 11, 2018


Meredith Vieira returns as the Great American Read hits high gear. You spent the summer reading and voting for your favorite novels, now tune in to see which books celebrities, authors, and other readers across the country are rooting for.


David Baldacci, Christopher Bollen, Barbara Bush, Chelsea Clinton, Gillian Flynn, Diana Gabaldon, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Lauren Graham, John Green, Jenna Bush Hager, Carla Hayden, Walter Isaacson, Bill T. Jones, Devon Kennard, Gayle King, Chris Kluwe, Diane Lane, George Lopez, George R.R.  Martin, Armistead Maupin, Aline Brosh McKenna, Leland Melvin, Cynthia Nixon, Shaquille O’Neal, Sarah Jessica Parker, James Patterson, Shanna Peeples, Jason Reynolds, Parul Sehgal, Nicholas Sparks, Lesley Stahl, Baratunde Thurston, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gabrielle Union, Ming-Na Wen, Wil Wheaton, Venus Williams, Allison Williams

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