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The Big Read
The Big Read Spotlight on Fishtrap
March 25, 2016
Learn about one of the first Big Read communities to join the program.
NEA staff answers, “which Big Read novel is your favorite and why?”
March 18, 2016
We asked some of our colleagues, "which Big Read novel is your favorite and why?" Here's what they said!
Which Big Read novel is your star mate?
March 11, 2016
What does your zodiac sign say about which Big Read novel you should read next? Find out!
Can You Guess the Fictional Woman From Her Quote?
March 3, 2016
In our latest Big Read quiz, match wits with the (virtual) women of the Big Read. Who said it and in what novel?
John Steinbeck on the Art of Writing
February 26, 2016
Pin-worthy quotes from NEA Big Read author John Steinbeck on the art of writing.
Words to Live By from Carson McCullers
February 19, 2016
We've got 10 illustrative quotes to inspire you from writer Carson McCullers.
The Big Read Spotlights Wichita’s Vibrant Cultural Heritages
February 12, 2016
Wichita celebrates the community's vast cultures through the Big Read.
Three Books That Changed My Life
February 5, 2016
NEA Lit Fellow and new Big Read author Tayari Jones shares the 3 books that changed her life.
Untold Stories: The Big Read Helps Neighbors Learn About Each Other
January 29, 2016
Learn how one Big Read program opened up a historical conversation for the community.
Edgar Allan Poe: A Biography in Quotes
January 22, 2016
We can sum up Edgar Allan Poe's life story in 10 quotes, or at least, give it a good try.