King City Books

Julie Kubitz

The Great American Read Starts Tonight

The two-hour premiere of PBS’ The Great American Read airs tonight, Tuesday, May 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT on local PBS affiliates nationwide.

Tonight’s premiere kicks off an eight-part series that aims to begin a national conversation about reading.

The Great American Read is an eight-part television and online series, hosted by TV personality Meredith Vieira, designed to spark a national conversation about reading and books. The book list contains 100 titles or series that have inspired, moved, and shaped Americans over the years. We encourage you to read these books, and then vote for your favorites!

You can vote at
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