Gregory Maguire
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Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire received his Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Tufts University, and his B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany. He was a professor and co-director at the Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature from 1979-1985. In 1987 he co-founded Children's Literature New England. He still serves as co-director of CLNE, although that organization has announced its intention to close after its 2006 institute.
The bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Lost, Mirror Mirror, and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, and A Lion Among Men. Wicked, now a beloved classic, is the basis for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad.
He has three adopted children and is married to painter Andy Newman. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

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    • Wicked

    • The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 19 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,375
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,784
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,834

    A wonderfully imaginative retelling of The Wizard of Oz told from the Wicked Witch's point of view....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's not easy being green

    • By Kathleen on 07-30-08

    Regular price: $41.97

    • Son of a Witch

    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: Gregory Maguire
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,635
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 909
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 923

    Ten years after the publication of Wicked, beloved novelist Gregory Maguire returns at last to the land of Oz....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A veritable trainwreck of narration

    • By Kathleen on 07-30-08

    Regular price: $15.96

    • A Lion Among Men

    • The Wicked Years, Volume 3
    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 846
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 585

    In the much-anticipated third volume of the Wicked Years, we return to Oz, seen now through the eyes of the Cowardly Lion....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gregory and John Together Again

    • By Michael on 01-14-10

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 183
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 160

    Gregory Maguire, critically acclaimed author of Wicked, returns with his eagerly anticipated second novel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this version

    • By Tina_t on 05-09-15

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Out of Oz

    • The Wicked Years, Volume 4
    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 28 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 735
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 738

    Once peaceful and prosperous, the spectacular Land of Oz is knotted with social unrest....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the Wait!

    • By Kathleen on 11-11-11

    Regular price: $43.34

    • Egg & Spoon

    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 543
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 543

    Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. Her brothers have been conscripted into the Tsar's army and taken as servants....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Goes ever, ever on.

    • By Deborah on 03-14-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • After Alice

    • A Novel
    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 266

    From the best-selling author of Wicked comes a magical new twist on Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not a fan of this one

    • By Layah on 12-01-15

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Mirror Mirror

    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: John McDonough, Kate Forbes, Barbara Rosenblat, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    A lyrical work of stunning creative vision, Mirror Mirror gives fresh life to the classic story of Snow White -- and has a truth and beauty all its own....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • nice

    • By Alexis on 11-13-08

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Hiddensee

    • A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker
    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Hiddensee recreates the backstory of the Nutcracker, reimaging how this entrancing creature came to be carved....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to love this and I tried

    • By Veronica on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Lost

    • By: Gregory Maguire
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 57

    Winifred Rudge travels to London to jump-start her new novel. Upon arrival, she finds that her stepcousin, John Comestor, has disappeared, and a ghostly presence has taken over his home....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • No action

    • By Jan on 12-17-07

    Regular price: $28.51

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