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The Big Read

QUIZ! Can you guess these NEA Big Read titles from their first lines?
Enjoy as some of our NEA Big Read authors confess their love for literature in these interview clips.
Hear NEA Big Read author Kao Kalia Yang talk about her memoir in our podcast.
In honor of F. Scott Fitzgerald's birthday on September 24, here are some inspirational quotes by the NEA Big Read author.
Joy Harjo is one of seven NEA Literature Fellows reading at the 2016 National Book Festival at the NEA’s Poetry and Prose stage. Her poetry collection, How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems 1975-2001, is also one of the new titles in the NEA Big Read library. From the NEA Arts special 50th...
Here's a collection of exclusive video interviews with some of your favorite NEA Big Read authors.
Visit these Blue Star Museums featuring exhibits on literature!
Happy birthday to American novelist Ernest Hemingway! Celebrate with these collection of quotes from the author.
When author Kelly Link was a kid, she owned a pet boa constrictor named “Baby.” Celeste Ng had dreams of becoming an astronaut and Kao Kalia Yang loved reading Little House on the Prairie . Before they became writers, Ron Carlson was a fry cook, Emily St. John Mandel was a professional dancer, and...
See how Cape Fear Museum is highlighting wartime history through artifacts and literature!