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Oct 6, 2016

Let the OverDrive staff entertain you as we hit the Great White Way to discuss books that have been adapted into Broadway musicals! Adam and Jill are joined by their co-worker Meghan who is also a theater nerd and the three of them share their great love of books and the stage in this week's episode. (There might also be some singing involved because, well, why not?) 

 

Books Mentioned in this Episode

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow
The Bible
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
The String of Pearls by Anonymous
Wicked by Gregory Maguire
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
American Lion by Jon Meacham
Go Down Together by Jeff Guinn
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Tales from the South Pacific by James Michner
Ragtime by E.L. Doctrow
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Gypsy: A Memoir by Gypsy Rose Lee
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Once and Future King by T. H. White
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
Fun Home by Alson Bechdel
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
The Berlin Trilogy by Christopher Isherwood
Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Carrie by Stephen King
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

 

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"Buddy" provided royalty free from www.bensound.com

 

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We're not just book nerds: we're professional book nerds and the staff librarians who work at OverDrive, the leading app for eBooks and audiobooks available through public libraries and schools. Hear about the best books we've read, get personalized recommendations, and learn about the hottest books coming out that we can't wait to dive into. For more great reads, find OverDrive on Facebook and Twitter.

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