The Great American Read
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“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”
 From A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin

This summer and fall, MPB and The Great American Read are asking you to read, vote and share.

Read from the list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, as voted on by the public. The full list of 100 titles was chosen from a demographically representative national survey conducted by YouGov. How many books from the list have you read? Explore the book pages to find new books. You can also print a checklist of the books.

Vote for your favorite novel online and through hashtag voting via Facebook and Twitter. In the fall, viewers will also be able to cast their votes by using SMS and toll-free voting. View the full details on how to vote here. The winning book—America’s Best-Loved Novel--will be revealed in October 2018 during the final television episode of The Great American Read.

Share on social media to participate in a conversation about the books that have inspired, moved and shaped us, both individually and as a society. Follow The Great American Read on social media channels — #GreatAmericanReadPBS. Join the Great Mississippi Read Book Club here.