Great American Read on PBS Starts May 22nd

100 books. One favorite, one conversation with the nation about what to read!

Starting May 22nd at 8pm/7pm CST on your local PBS station watch and join the discussion with host Meredith Vieira. Viewers will get to vote on what they think is America’s best loved novel, which we all know should be that wholly remarkable book…

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy! 


Join the conversation on why it’s so important to read fiction as the series explores 99 other favorites. See the whole list here 


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Join host  Meredith Vieira May 22nd at 8pm/7pm CST on your local PBS station

Which book will hail as America’s favorite? You decide! This is a TV event you won’t want to miss. Revisit old favorites and maybe find some new ones!



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