The Great American Read: The Book of Books: Explore America's 100 Best-Loved Novels PBS

The Great American Read: The Book of Books: Explore America's 100 Best-Loved Novels

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Book Title
The Great American Read: The Book of Books: Explore America's 100 Best-Loved Novels
Author
PBS
ISBN
9780316417556
A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series. What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-loved novels, determined by a rigorous national survey. Subsequent episodes will air in September and October. Celebrities and everyday Americans will champion their favorite novel and in the finale in late October, America's #1 best-loved novel will be revealed. The Great American Read: The Book of Books will present all 100 novels with fascinating information about each book, author profiles, a snapshot of the novel's social relevance, film or television adaptations, other books and writings by the author, and little-known facts. Also included are themed articles about banned books, the most influential book illustrators, reading recommendations, the best first-lines in literature, and more. Beautifully designed with rare images of the original manuscripts, first-edition covers, rejection letters, and other ephemera, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is a must-have book for all booklovers.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: PBSPublisher: Black Dog & Leventhal PublishersPublished: 08/21/2018ISBN: 9780316417556Pages: 288Weight: 2.56lbsSize: 10.00h x 8.20w x 1.00dReview Citations: Library Journal 12/01/2018 pg. 92
A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series.

What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-loved novels, determined by a rigorous national survey. Subsequent episodes will air in September and October. Celebrities and everyday Americans will champion their favorite novel and in the finale in late October, America's #1 best-loved novel will be revealed.

The Great American Read: The Book of Books will present all 100 novels with fascinating information about each book, author profiles, a snapshot of the novel's social relevance, film or television adaptations, other books and writings by the author, and little-known facts. Also included are themed articles about banned books, the most influential book illustrators, reading recommendations, the best first-lines in literature, and more.

Beautifully designed with rare images of the original manuscripts, first-edition covers, rejection letters, and other ephemera, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is a must-have book for all booklovers.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: PBS
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Published: 08/21/2018
ISBN: 9780316417556
Pages: 288
Weight: 2.56lbs
Size: 10.00h x 8.20w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Library Journal 12/01/2018 pg. 92
A blockbuster illustrated book that captures what Americans love to read, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is the gorgeously-produced companion book to PBS's ambitious summer 2018 series.

What are America's best-loved novels? PBS will launch The Great American Read series with a 2-hour special in May 2018 revealing America's 100 best-loved novels, determined by a rigorous national survey. Subsequent episodes will air in September and October. Celebrities and everyday Americans will champion their favorite novel and in the finale in late October, America's #1 best-loved novel will be revealed.

The Great American Read: The Book of Books will present all 100 novels with fascinating information about each book, author profiles, a snapshot of the novel's social relevance, film or television adaptations, other books and writings by the author, and little-known facts. Also included are themed articles about banned books, the most influential book illustrators, reading recommendations, the best first-lines in literature, and more.

Beautifully designed with rare images of the original manuscripts, first-edition covers, rejection letters, and other ephemera, The Great American Read: The Book of Books is a must-have book for all booklovers.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: PBS
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Published: 08/21/2018
ISBN: 9780316417556
Pages: 288
Weight: 2.56lbs
Size: 10.00h x 8.20w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Library Journal 12/01/2018 pg. 92