Great American Read

Sun, Dec 23 12:00 P.M. Fall Kick-off     NH EXPLORE

Join host Meredith Vieira in the search for America's best-loved novel.

Sun, Dec 23 1:00 P.M. Who Am I?     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sun, Dec 23 2:00 P.M. Heroes     NH EXPLORE

Follow the trials and tribulations of some of literature's favorite protagonists.

Sun, Dec 23 3:00 P.M. Villains & Monsters     NH EXPLORE

Learn why literature's most notorious villains began behaving badly.

Sun, Dec 23 4:00 P.M. What We Do for Love     NH EXPLORE

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.

Sun, Dec 23 5:00 P.M. Other Worlds     NH EXPLORE

Take a magical journey to another world through some of America's best-loved novels.

Sun, Dec 23 6:00 P.M. Grand Finale     NH EXPLORE

And the winner is... after millions of votes, find out which of the 100 nominated books is crowned America's best-loved novel.


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Great American Read By Episode

  • Launch (#101)

    Examine the power, passion and joy of reading through the lens of America's 100 best-loved books chosen by the public.

  • Fall Kick-off (#102)

    Join host Meredith Vieira in the search for America's best-loved novel.

  • Who Am I? (#103)

    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 (#104)

    Follow the trials and tribulations of some of literature's favorite protagonists.

  • Villains & Monsters (#105)

    Learn why literature's most notorious villains began behaving badly.

  • What We Do for Love (#106)

    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.

  • Other Worlds (#107)

    Take a magical journey to another world through some of America's best-loved novels.

  • Grand Finale (#108)

  • Grand Finale (#108)

    And the winner is... after millions of votes, find out which of the 100 nominated books is crowned America's best-loved novel.



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