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The Great American Read Book List | Penguin Random HouseThe results are in: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird , a seminal exploration of racial discrimination in a small Southern town as seen through the eyes of six-year-old Scout Finch, is officially America's "best-loved novel. Host Meredith Vieira revealed the knock-out winner during a one-hour grand finale special that aired Tuesday night. As Vieira noted, the classic led the race from week one and never yielded its first-place status over five months of voting. Diana Gabaldon's fantastical time travel s eries Outlander finished second, while J. Rowling's Harry Potter series rounded out the top three. A comprehensive ranking of the top is available on the Great American Read's website. According to the National Endowment for the Arts , Lee's book was inspired by events from her own childhood, which was spent growing up white in Monroeville, Alabama, during the s.
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The 1000 of Wrath by John Steinbeck 3. Because it's not appropriate to this list. I like keeping it at the Great Read list? To learn more, read on.Host Meredith Vieira revealed the knock-out winner during a one-hour kf finale special that aired Tuesday night. Designed to spark a national conversation about reading, is officially America's "best-loved novel, lite. I cleaned up the added books except for the additional Harry Potter books. The results are in: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbir.
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I think a separate list for "What they missed" is a great idea. Watchers by Dean Koontz Goodreads Author 4. Ernest Cline Goodreads Author. Heading into the final week of voting, PBS has revealed the current top 10 books in alphabetical order:.
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To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. Discover new books on Goodreads. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience. The television series features entertaining and informative documentary segments, with compelling testimonials from celebrities, authors, notable Americans and book lovers across the country. The series is the centerpiece of an ambitious multi-platform digital, educational and community outreach campaign, designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books.
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