The Great American Read: Villains & Monsters

The Great American Read: Villains & Monsters

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 8:00pm - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 9:00pm

Pictured: George R.R. Martin

Credit: Courtesy of Nutopia/PBS

Revisit the evil deeds of some of literature's favorite and most notorious villains.

Episode Description: 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.

Episode Preview:

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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