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!


Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
One of Austen’s most beloved titles, Pride & Prejudice is the story of fierce, outspoken and independent Elizabeth Bennet, who faces mounting pressure from her parents to marry. When Elizabeth is introduced to the handsome, upper-class and reserved Mr. Darcy, sparks fly. 

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah is a bestselling, heartwarming novel that travels between America, London and Nigeria, following the romance of Ifemelu and Obinze as they grapple with identity, independence and passion.    

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
A modern re-telling of Pride and Prejudice, Eligible is wonderfully tender and hilariously funny. The novel tackles gender, class, courtship and family as Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today.

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical by Helena Kelly
Jane Austen, the Secret Radical is a brilliant, illuminating reassessment of the life and work of Jane Austen that shows what a subversive, daring and truly radical writer she was. 

Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
In Boy, Snow, Bird, a loose retelling of Snow White, Oyeyemi’s bewitching writing explores the mythos of beauty, envy and identity through the story of a New England family in the 1950s.

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