Great American Read

From favorite books to superhero inspirations, we discussed the pop culture that shapes our understanding of self and the world around us.

We spoke to GPB hosts Bill Nigut and Emily Jones about their favorite books from "The Great American Read" series.

We also heard from "Black Lightning" actors Nafessa Williams and Marvin Jones about their roles on the show. The second season is currently filming in Atlanta and airing on The CW.


Reading as children and adults shape our sense of self and the world around us. GPB is exploring the country's 100 most-loved novels with the series "The Great American Read."

 

We spoke to GPB hosts Bill Nigut and Emily Jones about their favorite books ahead of the winning selection's reveal on Oct. 23.

 


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The Great American Read has started a national conversation about America's favorite books. For the PBS series, you are invited to join in — and vote —  for your favorite. GPB has designed a quiz that reveals which fictional character you most resemble.


 

On this edition of "Two Way Street," we sit down with four smart, well read Georgians to discuss their favorite books. This conversation picks up the discussion started by "The Great American Read," an eight-part PBS series that unpacks a diverse list of 100 books. "The Great American Read" premieres Tuesday May 22 at 8 PM on GPB.