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PBS Great American Read: History of Science Fiction Video

Back in May, PBS launched The Great American Read, their interactive search for America’s favorite novel. They’ve compiled a list of America’s 100 best-loved novels, and now you can vote here for your favorite!

In conjunction with this new initiative, PBS has released a new video called “The Evolution of Science Fiction,” hosted by Lindsay Ellis. Watch the video here below!

Check out the PBS video channel to watch the 2-hour premiere episode of Great American Read, along with other videos featuring celebrities talking about their favorite books.

You can vote for your favorite novels each day, leading up to the series grand finale in October 2018.

PBS The Great American Read

THREE WAYS TO VOTE

1) – Go to pbs.org/greatamericanread
– Click on “Vote”
– Choose your favorite book
2) – Select your favorite book’s hashtag here
– Post the hashtag on Facebook, or
– Tweet the hashtag on Twitter
3) – Select your favorite book(s)’ hashtag below
– Text it to 97979.

Toll Free call voting will begin on September 11, 2018.

Vote once a day, every day for every one of your favorite novels on the list.

Video

The Evolution of Science Fiction (Feat. Lindsay Ellis) | It’s Lit!

It’s the literary manifestation of our anxieties and excitement surrounding technology. While science fiction is associated with Mars, robots, and cyberpunk, its origin story is shaped throughout several centuries. This includes The Age of Enlightenment, the Industrial Revolution, and…Frankenstein? Check out the origin of science fiction in a brand new episode of It’s Lit!

It’s Lit! is part of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading. This all leads to a nationwide vote of America’s favorite novel.

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