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So you watched Hamilton... Now what? Musical and book recommendations for all!

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On today's episode, Jill and Adam share some of their favorite musicals and book recommendations based off those productions. Yes, it's obviously based off of Hamilton being out last weekend.

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Books mentioned in this episode (by show)

Hamilton recommendations

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Revolutionary Mothers by Carol Berkin

Mean Girls recommendations

Queen Bees and Wannabees

Cabaret recommendations

The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood

Jagged Little Pill recommendations

Little Fires Everywhere

Dopesick

A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder recommendations

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray

Beautiful recommendations

Girls Like Us

A Natural Woman

Kinky Boots recommendations

Reverie by Ryan La Sala

The Asylum by Simon Doonan

Hadestown recommendations

A Little Life

What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson

The Producers recommendations

My Anecdotal Life by Carl Reiner

Enter Laughing by Carl Reiner

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