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Behind Every Great Man Is An Even Better…

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Hamilton: The Musical sparked a world-wide obsession with the story of Alexander Hamilton, his life, family, relationships, and death. Not only did Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator and star of the musical, create some of the catchiest and memorable songs we’ve ever heard, but he brought the Founding Father to life in a way no one expected. Now, books on Hamilton are flying off the shelves, and it seems like new biographies are coming out every day. But historical fiction authors Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie are here to tell us why it’s Hamilton’s wife, Eliza Schuyler, that we should really be looking at. Wife, mother, sister, socialite, loyal revolutionary, vice-president and co-founder of an orphanage are just a few of the…

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Crazy for “Hamilton”? Here’s 4 Books You Should be Reading!

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I think we can all agree that “Hamilton” is the best thing to happen to Broadway since, well, ever. It seemed to become a national phenomenon overnight, and now it’s all any of us can talk about. There’s also no real reason it should have worked: after all, does anything sound as absurd as a rap musical about first Treasurer Secretary Alexander Hamilton? But it does work, brilliantly so, and it makes history come alive with an insanely talented diverse cast and music that you won’t ever be able to stop humming. Seriously, just listen to this and tell me you’re not hooked:   If you’re still wondering what all the fuss is about, then go download the cast album and…

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