When it comes to The
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, hapless viewers like me seem to repeat the
same mistake every year. Between the faithfully recreated 1950s and 60s
costumes and locations, captivating stage performances and spectacle, and,
perhaps above all, eccentric cast of characters, the show sucks you right in—and
before you know it, you’ve binged an entire season just a mere few days after
its release! And just like that, it will be a whole year before you can again
see Midge light up the room at the Gaslight, or Susie freak out on an airplane,
or Abe go on one of his classic rants about the radical days of his youth.
You’ve blown it!
Except not. While season four of Amazon Prime’s marquee show
is still some ways away, that doesn’t mean you can’t discover your favorite Mrs.
Maisel character’s literary counterpart in the meantime. Let these six books,
based on the characters you can’t get enough of, fill the void where Mrs.
Maisel used to be, and then some.…
This post was originally published on GetLiterary.com.