The Great American Read

Launch Special

Episode 1 | 1h 51m 35s Video has closed captioning.

The country’s 100 favorite novels are announced in a two-hour celebration of reading, hosted by Meredith Vieira. Celebrities, authors, and book lovers reveal the novels that have affected their lives. The national vote gets under way, to decide America’s Best-Loved Novel.

Aired: 05/11/18

Expired: 11/20/18

Rating: TV-PG

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The Great American Read is made possible by the Anne Ray Foundation and public television viewers. Additional engagement funding for The Great American Read is made possible by CPB.

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