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The Big Read

Pin-worthy quotes from NEA Big Read author John Steinbeck on the art of writing.
We've got 10 illustrative quotes to inspire you from writer Carson McCullers.
Wichita celebrates the community's vast cultures through the Big Read.
NEA Lit Fellow and new Big Read author Tayari Jones shares the 3 books that changed her life.
Learn how one Big Read program opened up a historical conversation for the community.
We can sum up Edgar Allan Poe's life story in 10 quotes, or at least, give it a good try.
Ready for a little Friday fun? Great, us too. See if you can guess the Big Read title from the emojis below. The answer key is beneath! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Answers 1. The Great Gatsby 2. Fahrenheit 451 3. The Grapes of Wrath 4. The Maltese Falcon 5. A Farewell to Arms 6. Old School 7. Sun,...
Big Read writer Cynthia Ozick muses on the imagination.
Find out how well you know the poems of Emily Dickinson--here are some first lines to match up with their last lines!
Meet Big Read author Tobias Wolff.