There’s not much room for jokes this week as I make a case for the literary gut punch that is Flowers for Algernon. I like to listen to Linda Ronstadt’s Goodbye My Friend after finishing this book.

Show Notes

I came dangerously close to crying during the reading at the end of today’s case.  Luckily, I’m numb thanks to the goings on of the world right now. That, and I had to remember how to do long division with my at-home son this morning.

As promised, here are some of the various adaptations.  Check out the book, but maybe check a few of these out too.  This is copied and pasted from Wikipedia.  Maybe throw a few dollars at Wikipedia and keep them going!

Flowers for Algernon has been adapted many times for different media including stage, screen, and radio. These adaptations include: