The Big Read

The Big Read was a survey on books carried out by the BBC in the United Kingdom in 2003, where over three quarters of a million votes were received from the British public to find the nation's best-loved novel of all time. The year-long survey was the biggest single test of public reading taste to date, and culminated with several programmes hosted by celebrities, advocating their favourite books.

Read more about The Big Read:  Purpose, Top 200 Novels in The United Kingdom, Authors With Multiple Novels On The List

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Famous quotes containing the words read and/or big:

    This book should be read as one would read the book of a dead man.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)

    The United States is a republic, and a republic is a state in which the people are the boss. That means us. And if the big shots in Washington don’t do like we vote, we don’t vote for them, by golly, no more.
    Willis Goldbeck (1900–1979)