The Great American Read: Heroes

The Great American Read: Heroes

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 8:00pm - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 9:00pm

Pictured: Ming-Na Wen

Credit: Courtesy of Nutopia/PBS

Take a journey with some literary heroes to examine what makes them complex and relatable.

Episode Description: 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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About the Great American Read: In The Great American Read, Meredith Vieira will take viewers on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. The closing episode provides finale revealing the #1 most-love novel voted on by readers like you!

Leading up to the reveal of “America’s Best-Loved Novel” on Tuesday, October 23.

“Fall Kick Off”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 8:00PM

“Who Am I?”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 8:00PM

“Heroes”
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 8:00PM

“Villains and Monsters”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 8:00PM

“What We Do For Love”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9 8:00PM

“Other Worlds”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16 8:00PM

“Grand Finale”
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 8:00PM

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