The Great American Read Announces Featured Celebrities and Books for Fall Episodes

    In September, The Great American Read will continue with new episodes featuring faces such as Neil deGrasse Tyson, Venus Williams, George R.R. Martin, Jason Reynolds, Gayle King, Cynthia Nixon, and more.

    Promote “The Great American Read” With Exclusive Offer From Baker & Taylor

    In celebration of The Great American Read, PBS’ eight-part TV series aimed at sparking a national conversation on reading, Baker & Taylor is offering indie bookstores a discount on 100 books featured on the program.

    Voting Opens for America’s Best-Loved Book

    PBS’ The Great American Read premiered on May 22, kicking off the voting process during which readers across the nation are invited to cast a ballot for their favorite book.

    PBS’s The Great American Read to Premiere May 22

    The eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading will kick off with a two-hour episode at 8:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, May 22.

    IndieCommunication: Showcase Picks for “The Great American Read”

    The latest IndieCommunication newsletter invites booksellers to promote America’s best-loved titles, update their contact information, check out a couple of webinars, and more.

    The Great American Read Reveals America’s 100 Best-Loved Novels

    With the premiere of the launch episode on May 22, The Great American Read will invite viewers across the nation to vote to choose America’s top book.

    Meredith Vieira Named Host of “The Great American Read”

    The Great American Read, a new eight-part television series featuring authors, celebrities, and notable figures, launches on PBS stations with a two-hour special event on Tuesday, May 22, at 8:00 p.m.

    BTW News Briefs

    PBS announces key authors appearing on The Great American Read; WNBA seeks Pannell Award nominations; Three booksellers join MPIBA Board; PEN to honor Stephen King; Sourcebooks launches “Love Your Library Like a Carnegie!”; NBF elects board members; Proposed New York budget includes sales tax fairness measure; IngramSpark Ignite Awards honor two ABA members; National Jewish Book Award winners announced

    PBS to Launch “The Great American Read” TV Series

    In spring 2018, PBS will debut The Great American Read, an eight-part television series and nationwide campaign that aims to spark a national conversation about books and reading.

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