Art Works Blog

The Big Read

Learn about one of the first Big Read communities to join the program.
We asked some of our colleagues, "which Big Read novel is your favorite and why?" Here's what they said!
What does your zodiac sign say about which Big Read novel you should read next? Find out!
In our latest Big Read quiz, match wits with the (virtual) women of the Big Read. Who said it and in what novel?
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.