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BooksPlus - 2016-10-09

October 9th, 2016

Episode 200 of 202 episodes

If you know the story of Harry Potter, Boy Wizard, you’ll know he spent years living under the stairs, lonely and unloved. Do you wonder why he didn’t read more? Writer Lev Grossman did, & he argues Harry should have read more nerdy fantasy, and it would have helped him enormously. And so in his cult series The Magicians, Grossmans characters are big readers. They know their Narnia.

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