THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.
Below is the list of America’s 100 most-loved books brought to you by The Great American Read. Explore the book list and visit the book pages to learn more. You can also print a checklist of the books