Science Librarian Carolyn Bishoff and host Lisa Von Drasek discussed the Lev Grossman fantasy novel series, which started in 2009 with The Magicians on this episode of Read This Book! from the University of Minnesota Libraries. The series has been adapted on television and currently airs on Syfy.
The Magicians tells the story of Quentin Coldwater, a young man who discovers and attends a college of magic in New York. The novel received critical acclaim, and was followed by The Magician King in 2011 and 2014’s The Magician’s Land.
Find the books
- The Magicians by Lev Grossman
- The Magician King by Lev Grossman
About Lisa Von Drasek and Carolyn Bishoff
Lisa Von Drasek is the Curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries. Carolyn Bishoff is the Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Sciences Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries.
About Read This Book!
Read This Book! is a video podcast produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries. It is available on YouTube and iTunes.