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ETV presents: The Great American Read and Down by the River Screenings

  • The Citadel Bond Hall Room 165 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 29409 Charleston, SC US (map)


Something "bookish" is going on, and PBS wants to encourage everyone to be a part of it. Launched this past April and continuing throughout the fall, PBS' THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is asking people across the country to read, vote and share in the first-ever national campaign to choose "America's Best-Loved Novel." THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is one of the most extensive national celebrations of books ever, and it's just getting started. To date, almost 2 million votes have been cast in America's search for its "Best-Loved Novel." In addition to the nationwide reading campaign, the eight-part television series returns to SCETV on Tuesday, September 11 at 8:00 p.m. #GreatReadPBS

About SCETV's By the River:

Join us for a preview of SCETV's new series, By the River! By the River is a collaborative production between USCB (University of South Carolina - Beaufort) and SCETV that features Lowcountry authors. The show presents an in-depth interview with local authors followed by a Lowcountry poet's corner. Authors for this first season include Mary Alice Monroe, Dorothea Benton Frank, Ray McManus, Tim Conroy and many others. This fifteen episode television series premieres on SCETV on September 13 at 8 p.m. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. The screening will include both shows. Seating is limited, and advance registration is required. Register through the link below!

Buxton Books will be at the event selling a wonderful selection of books from the GREAT AMERICAN READ list as well as books written by featured authors in By The River!