Le Petit Theatre Book Club

Octavia Books is pleased to partner with Le Petit Theatre in support of its brand-new Book Club. Enjoy a 20% discount when you order the selections from Octavia Books. Simply use the coupon code "LPTBC" to apply your discount when ordering online for the titles listed below, ..

Mark your calendars and get your books for the whole season of TheatrePLUS Book Club.

This series is hosted by Christina Pellegrini and will include special guest from each production.

Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547386379
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Published: Mariner Books - October 7th, 2010

Louis Armstrong is widely known as the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century. He was a phenomenally gifted and imaginative artist, and an entertainer so irresistibly magnetic that he knocked the Beatles off the top of the charts four decades after he cut his first record.

A Christmas Carol: and Other Holiday Treasures (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607109440
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Published: Canterbury Classics - October 15th, 2013

Brighten the season with tales from the master of Christmastime fiction.

Most famous in the realm of holiday literature for his 1843 publication, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens was in fact a prolific writer in the yuletide genre and a great contributor to many now-prevalent traditions of the holiday itself.

The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose (Annotated Books) Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, John Leech (Illustrator), Michael Patrick Hearn (Editor)
ISBN: 9780393051582
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2004

What would Christmas be without A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens's famous ghost story is as much a part of the season as plum pudding and mistletoe, and Michael Patrick Hearn, the celebrated annotator of The Wizard of Oz and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has prepared this sumptuous, thoroughly annotated edition, which has already become the definitive edition of our century.

Act One: An Autobiography Cover Image
By Moss Hart, Christopher Hart (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781250050892
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 11th, 2014

Moss Hart's Act One, which Lincoln Center Theater presented in 2014 as a play written and directed by James Lapine, is one of the great American memoirs, a glorious memorial to a bygone age filled with all the wonder, drama, and heartbreak that surrounded Broadway in the early twentieth century.

27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays Cover Image
ISBN: 9780811202251
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - January 17th, 1966

Only one of these plays (The Purification) is written in verse, but in all of them the approach to character is by way of poetic revelation.

The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport:  A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival Cover Image
ISBN: 9780446690270
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 2003

This inspiring true story of how classical music saved a young girl's life during World War II is a book for history and music lovers and the perfect choice for book clubs.

Mona Golabek tells the tale of her mother Lisa Jura Golabek's escape from Nazi-controlled Austria to England on the infamous Kindertransport.