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Gregory Maguire on the Wicked Years

Friday, November 04, 2011

Gregory Maguire discusses his bestselling series, the Wicked Years, inspired by The Wizard of Oz and the basis for a hit Tony-winning Broadway musical “Wicked.” His latest book is the conclusion to the series: Out of Oz: The Final Volume in the Wicked Years.

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Gregory Maguire
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Comments [2]

Richard Johnston from Manhattan upper west side

When did "history" become "backstory?"

Nov. 04 2011 01:10 PM
Jake from Astoria

I read "Wicked" back in 1996 and have loved it ever since. My other favorite book by Gregory is his children's book "The Dream Stealer."

I have a question about the Wicked Years books. While reading A Lion Among Men I got the sense the books were in a sense being informed by "Wicked" the musical. Has "Wicked" the musical inspired these books?

Nov. 04 2011 01:00 PM

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