The Great American Read

What We Do For Love

Premiered October 9, 2018 8/7c

The Great American Read

What We Do For Love

Aired: 2018-10-09 53:53 Expires: 2018-11-21 Rating: TV-PG

We explore books that show what we do for love, in all its many forms.


How do our favorite novels reflect what we do for love? From classic romance to family dramas, from unrequited passion to unforgettable first love, we take a look at our best-loved books that feature the most important emotion in our lives.  And we examine why we are drawn to these stories.


Marie Arana, Margaret Atwood, Barbara Bush, Chelsea Clinton, Henry Louis Gates Jr, Lauren Graham, John Green, Jenna Bush Hager, Yahdon Israel, Gayle King, Lisa Lucas, George R.R. Martin, Shanna Peeples, Maya Rodale, Joshua Rothman, Parul Sehgal, Nicholas Sparks, Baratunde Thurston, Gabrielle Union, Ming-Na Wen, Allison Williams 

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