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Great Michigan Read

Coming Soon 2017-18  Great Michigan Read

One title, one state and thousands engaged in literary discussion.

Great Michigan Read is a biennial statewide literary program focusing on humanities themes. The Great Michigan Read aims to connect us as Michiganians by deepening our understanding of our state, our society, and our humanity. A statewide panel of teachers, librarians, community leaders and book lovers select the Great Michigan Read every two years.

Selection Process

The 2017-18 Great Michigan Read title will be selected by seven regional selection committees representing all corners of Michigan.  Reading books with Michigan themes or locations, the selection committee chairs meets in Lansing in Fall 2016, where they will select the next Great Michigan Read.


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