The Jungle Theater is thrilled to partner with Magers & Quinn Booksellers to enhance the experience of our theater-goers through curated reading.
Our #JUNGLEREADS initiative will let you immerse yourself in the world of our plays with recommended titles that explore the themes reflected on our stage. Whether it's comedy,drama, or a bit of both, you'll be able to continue your exploration with reading suggestions put together by our artistic team and our friends at Magers & Quinn.
Use #junglereads to let us know what you’re reading!
Buy a book – or books! – from our curated list at Magers & Quinn, then bring your receipt to the Jungle when you see a show to receive a complimentary beverage at concessions!
HAND TO GOD
Damned by Chuck Palahniuk
A dark and brilliant satire about adolescence, Hell, and the Devil. A thirteen-year-old daughter of a narcissistic film star and a billionaire, alongside a motley crew of young sinners, form an odd coalition and march across the unspeakable landscape of Hell.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. This improbable story of Christopher’s quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years.
Practical Demonkeeping by Christopher Moore
One of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature: The good-looking one is one-hundred-year-old ex-seminarian and “roads” scholar Travis O’Hearn; The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets.
Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny
How can anyone love two different people? Is there a right choice? A hilarious and rueful debut novel of love, marriage, infidelity, and origami, Standard Deviation never deviates from the superb.