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PBS NewsHour, Tayari Jones Answers Your Questions About ‘The Street’
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 14 mins
Author Tayari Jones wrote the introduction to a new edition of Ann Petry's 1946 novel "The Street," our May pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. Jones joins Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about the "The Street," and Jeff announces the June book selection.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 14 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Author Ann Patchett On What To Read While Staying Home
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interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
As Americans stay home to try to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, we wanted to provide suggestions for how to fill that time. Author Ann Patchett joins Jeffrey Brown to offer book recommendations for this strange time, including "War and Peace," "Here for It" and "The Night Watchman."
interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Isabel Allende's Newest Historical Novel Tells Familiar Story Of Refugee Life
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interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
"A Long Petal of the Sea," a new historical novel by renowned writer Isabel Allende, draws upon events spanning from the Spanish civil war to the 1973 coup in her native Chile -- and with resonance for the experience of refugees today. Allende sits down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss how she drew on facts to tell h...
interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (NewsHour Productions), 6 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 28, 2019, Celeste Ng And Maxine Hong Kingston Answer Your Questions About
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produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Jeffrey D. Brown, fl. 1985-2016, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 28, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Celeste Ng, author of “Little Fires Everywhere,” and Maxine Hong Kingston, author of "The Woman Warrior," join Jeffrey Brown to answer reader questions about our August pick for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. Ng selected “The Woman Warrior,” which was published by Kingston in 197...
produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Jeffrey D. Brown, fl. 1985-2016, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 28, 2019 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 1, Launch
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Katherine Linton, fl. 1999 and Kate Chumley, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
The country’s 100 favorite novels are announced in this celebration of reading hosted by Meredith Vieira, as celebrities, authors, and book lovers reveal the novels that have most affected their lives.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Katherine Linton, fl. 1999 and Kate Chumley, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 53 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 2, Fall Kick-off
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Kate Chumley, fl. 2010 and Katherine Linton, fl. 1999, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 secs
Meredith Viera returns as The Great American Read hits high gear. After a summer of reading and voting for your favorite novels, see which books celebrities, authors, and other readers across the country are rooting for.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Kate Chumley, fl. 2010 and Katherine Linton, fl. 1999, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 secs
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3, Who Am I?
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Justine Simonson, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 8 secs
How do America’s favorite novels about personal journeys help us understand our own identities?
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Justine Simonson, fl. 2010, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 8 secs
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4, Heroes
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Michelle Smawley, fl. 2001, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
We highlight books on America’s list that feature heroic characters and explore why we love them.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Michelle Smawley, fl. 2001, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 5, Villains & Monsters
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Siobhan Lockhart, fl. 2016, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
We explore the lessons from novels featuring America’s favorite villains, monsters, and evil forces.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Siobhan Lockhart, fl. 2016, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 7, Other Worlds
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presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Annie Wong, fl. 1999, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
We explore how America’s favorite novels about other worlds reflect our own world.
presented by Meredith Vieira, 1953-; produced by Annie Wong, fl. 1999, Nutopia, in The Great American Read, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 52 mins
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