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Authors And Fans Share Their Love For “The Great American Read” At The Decatur Book Festival

On September 1 and 2, 2018, book fans and authors flooded downtown Decatur to show their passion for books, reading, and "The Great American Read."

September 4, 2018

PBS Expands Its Digital Content Reach This Summer With Fresh Offerings Across Multiple Platforms

PBS Digital Studios Announces the Launch of IT’S LIT and READ AWAKENING as Part of the Multi-Platform Summer Reading Initiative THE GREAT AMERICAN READ; Expands Virtual Reality Slate with New Oculus App, ROLLER COASTER...

July 12, 2018

Christina Kelly’s “Good Karma” Is A Serenade To Savannah

When first-time published author Christina Kelly took the podium for her reading at this year’s Savannah Book Festival, the room felt less like a recreational space in a church and more like Kelly’s living room.

June 15, 2018

Author Elise Hooper Shares Why "Little Women" Deserves To Be Part Of The Great American Read

On Sunday evening, viewers departed Concord, Massachusetts with Marmee as Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy face, for the first time, a future where they must raise themselves in the new Masterpiece and BBC adaptation of "Little...

May 16, 2018

"Little Women" Is Almost Here And One Author Can't Wait: We Interview Elise Hooper

The quintessential American story of sisterhood is back in conversation, and on PBS, in a big way this year.

May 11, 2018