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Othersode #36: Justice for Beth / Little Women

Join your four favorite Little Women (aka the Book Squad) for a discussion of Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of – you guessed it – “Little Women.” We talk about the film’s narrative structure, the characters and casting, and the ending – all the while comparing notes from the 1994 film adaptation and Louisa May Alcott’s novel. Then we get into some listener feedback for 2019 faves and update you on what on the #BookSquadBlog! Read along with us for our 1/27 #bookpisode on “Elevation,” a novella by Stephen King, and then join us for a bonus book on our next #othersode: “The Remaking” by Clay McLeod Chapman on 2/10! Send listener feedback to and don’t forget to rate and review us on Apple podcasts!

Table of Contents

0:30 – What Little Women character are we?
12:40 – Film intro
15:15 – What about the new structure of the story?
25:05 – Let’s talk about Amy
42:25 – Louisa May Alcott is in the movie??
48:33 – Thoughts on casting
54:42 – Chalamet Debate Club
1:03:30 – Ratings
1:06:09 – Feedback
1:11:30 – What’s on the blog? What’s up next?

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