The Great American Read Season 1

Season 1

The Great American Read Season 1

First Air Date: May 22, 2018

First Aired on    :   2018
Episodes    :   8 episodes



Episodes

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1x08 Grand Finale (October 23, 2018)


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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1x07 Other Worlds (October 16, 2018)


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.


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1x06 What We Do for Love (October 09, 2018)


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.


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1x05 Villains & Monsters (October 02, 2018)


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.


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1x04 Heroes (September 25, 2018)


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.


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1x03 Who Am I? (September 18, 2018)


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.


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1x02 Fall Kick-off (September 11, 2018)


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.


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1x01 Launch Special (May 22, 2018)


America’s 100 best-loved books are revealed, launching the campaign & the nationwide vote.




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