Today I chat with the author of the novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, a very compelling and provocative retelling of the story of the green-faced villain from The Wizard of Oz. And yes, that book was turned into a pretty popular musical.
Abraham Lincoln’s Invisible Mustache of Machismo
Franklin Roosevelt’s Rocket-Powered Wheelchair
John Adam’s Tiny Ruffly Bit of Legacy-Lace
James A. Garfield’s Fury Beard
William McKinley’s Vest of Strength
Woodrow Wilson’s Pince-Nez of Prowess
I met today’s interviewee while doing the fun reading series Witty Women Writers at the Book Cellar. She’s is a former investor relations firm vice president turned insanely popular New York Times bestselling author who lives in the Chicagoland area.