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The Great American Read Series Returns
The Great American Read returns on September 11. Join host, Meredith Vieira, as she takes viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels. If you missed the launch special, you can view the show on-demand. There is still time to vote for your favorite book now!
Here's a peek at the upcoming Fall schedule:
"Fall Kick-off" (Premieres Tuesday, September 11, 2018 8/7c)
Join host Meredith Vieira in the search for America's best-loved novel. The voting is underway, and the competition is heating up any book could win.
"Who Am I?" (Premieres Tuesday, September 18, 2018 8/7c)
Explore the ways that America's best-loved novels answer the age-old question, "Who am I?" From life lessons to spiritual journeys, these books help us understand our own identities and find our place in the world.
"Heroes" (Premieres Tuesday, September 25, 2018 8/7c)
Follow the trials and tribulations of some of literature's favorite protagonists. From Katniss Everdeen to Don Quixote, examine how these everyday heroes and anti-heroes find their inner strength, overcome challenges and rise to the occasion.
"Villains and Monsters" (Premieres Tuesday, October 2, 2018 8/7c)
Learn why literature's most notorious villains began behaving badly. Many weren't born evil, but became that way when faced with some of the same choices we make every day. See what these villains can teach us about our own dark impulses.
“What We Do For Love” (Premieres Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8/7c)
Fall in love with some of literature's most beautiful romances and explore the many forms of love, from family to passion to the unrequited type. Learn how America's best-loved novels reflect the things we do for love.
“Other Worlds” (Premieres Tuesday, October 16, 2018 8/7c)
Take a magical journey to another world through some of America's best-loved novels. From Middle Earth to Lilliput, the trials and tribulations of these alternate universes help us to better understand our own world.
"Grand Finale" (Premieres Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8/7c)
And the winner is... after millions of votes, find out which of the 100 nominated books is crowned America's best-loved novel.