Just The Right Book With Roxanne Coady

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Just the Right Book is a podcast hosted by Roxanne Coady, owner of famous independent bookstore R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT, that will help you discover new and note-worthy books in all genres, give you unique insights into your favorite authors, and bring you up to date with whats happening in the literary world.

Episódios

  • Sherry Turkle on Why Some Stories Take Time

    17/06/2021 Duração: 01h04min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Sherry Turkle joins Roxanne Coady to discuss her book, The Empathy Diaries, out now from Penguin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Judy Batalion on the Emotional Legacy of the Holocaust

    03/06/2021 Duração: 59min

    When did patriotism become a lightning rod, and why? On the right, it has become aligned with nationalism, and on the left, it is seen as an impediment to acknowledging exclusions and flaws in our founding documents and theories. Can we even resurrect common values and salvage patriotism? In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Judy Batalion joins Roxanne to discuss her book, The Light of Days, out now from William Morrow & Company. Today's Sponsors: Scribd. Get a 60-day free trial at try.scribd.com/jrb. Noom. Ready to learn how to live healthier? Sign up for Noom today at noom.com/justtherightbook. Realm. Starring Emmy award-winning actress Tatiana Maslany, Realm presents the official continuation of the hit TV series Orphan Black. Listen to Orphan Black: The Next Chapter, available wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Can We Salvage Patriotism? Should We?

    20/05/2021 Duração: 01h08min

    When did patriotism become a lightning rod, and why? On the right, it has become aligned with nationalism, and on the left, it is seen as an impediment to acknowledging exclusions and flaws in our founding documents and theories. Can we even resurrect common values and salvage patriotism? In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Steven Smith joins Roxanne to discuss his book, Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes, out now from Yale University Press. This episode's sponsor: Talkspace: Get $100 off your first month with Talkspace. Visit talkspace.com and use promo code JUSTTHERIGHTBOOK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Tim Wu on the Corporate Dangers of a Return to Fascism

    06/05/2021 Duração: 39min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, we revisit our conversation with Tim Wu to discuss his book, The Curse of Bigness, now available in paperback and which examines the history of antitrust actions in the 20th century, making the argument that breaking up today's largest high-tech titans would be good for business as well as our democracy.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Bishop Michael B. Curry on Hopeful Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

    29/04/2021 Duração: 01h08min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Bishop Michael B. Curry joins Roxanne to discuss his new book, Love Is the Way: Holding On to Hope in Troubled Times. This week's sponsor: This episode is presented by Noom. Ready to learn how to live healthier? Sign up for Noom today at noom.com/justtherightbook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Janice P. Nimura on the Case for Admiring "Unlikable" Women

    08/04/2021 Duração: 01h03min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Janice P. Nimura joins Roxanne to discuss her new book, The Doctors Blackwell. This week's sponsor: This episode is presented by Noom. Ready to learn how to live healthier? Sign up for Noom today at noom.com/justtherightbook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • The 2020 Holiday Gift Guide Episode!

    17/12/2020 Duração: 01h08min

    Join Roxanne Coady and the staff of RJ Julia Booksellers as we explore the best books of the year to give as gifts to the readers in your life. Books discussed include: The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X – Les Payne Eleanor: A Life – David Michaelis The Luckiest Man – Mark Salter Modern Comfort Food – Ina Garten Jacques Pepin: Quick & Simple Winter Cocktails : Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks – Maria del Mar Sacasa The Choice – Dr. Edith Eger The Gift – Dr. Edith Eger Maybe You Should Talk to Someone – Lori Gottlieb – (mentioned, not discussed) Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places - Annette Giesecke Chasing Chopin – Annik LaFarge The Fire Next Time  - James Baldwin  Begin Again – Eddie Glaude Jr. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You : A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning – Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Just Us – Claudia Rankine Citizen I Know W

  • Ijeoma Oluo, Leslie Gray Streeter, and Jennifer Palmieri on Writing—and Thriving—in a World of Mediocre White Men

    19/11/2020 Duração: 45min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, in partnership with Hachette, Ijeoma Oluo (Mediocre), Jennifer Palmieri (She Proclaims), and Leslie Gray Streeter (Black Widow) join Roxanne to discuss their new books. ________________________________ Ijeoma Oluo is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race. Her work on race has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post. She has twice been named to the Root 100, and she received the 2018 Feminist Humanist Award from the American Humanist Association. She lives in Seattle, Washington. Jennifer Palmieri is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Madam President. She was the Director of Communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. She has previously served as the White House Communications Director for President Barack Obama and as National Press Secretary for the John Edwards presidential campaign in 2004 and the Democratic Party in 2002. She is currently President of t

  • Dr. Edith Eger Has Some Thoughts on Survival

    12/11/2020 Duração: 59min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Edith Eger joins Roxanne to discuss her new book, The Gift. ________________________________ An eminent psychologist and one of the few remaining Holocaust survivors old enough to remember life in the camps, Dr. Edith Eger has worked with veterans, military personnel, and victims of physical and mental trauma. She lives in La Jolla, California. She is the author of the award-winning book The Choice and The Gift. * Roxanne Coady is owner of R.J. Julia, one of the leading independent booksellers in the United States, which—since 1990—has been a community resource not only for books, but for the exchange of ideas. In 1998, Coady founded Read To Grow, which provides books for newborns and children and encourages parents to read to their children from birth. RTG has distributed over 1.5 million books. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Claudia Rankine: The Reconciliation Won't Be Easy, But It's Necessary Work

    05/11/2020 Duração: 46min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Claudia Rankine joins Roxanne to discuss her new book, Just Us. Claudia Rankine is a poet, essayist, and playwright. Just Us completes her groundbreaking trilogy, following Don't Let Me Be Lonely and Citizen. She is a MacArthur Fellow and teaches at Yale University. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • How Reading Hemingway Shaped John McCain’s Honor Code

    29/10/2020 Duração: 35min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Mark Salter joins Roxanne to discuss his book The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain. This podcast is brought to you by Catapult, publishers of White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color by Ruby Hamad. ________________________________ Mark Salter has collaborated with John McCain on all seven of their books, including The Restless Wave, Faith of My Fathers, Worth the Fighting For, Why Courage Matters, Character Is Destiny, Hard Call, and Thirteen Soldiers. He served on Senator McCain’s staff for eighteen years. * Roxanne Coady is owner of R.J. Julia, one of the leading independent booksellers in the United States, which—since 1990—has been a community resource not only for books, but for the exchange of ideas. In 1998, Coady founded Read To Grow, which provides books for newborns and children and encourages parents to read to their children from birth. RTG has distributed over 1.5 million books. Learn more about your ad choice

  • Mark Salter on Why the Republican Party’s Future Is Bleak

    22/10/2020 Duração: 40min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Mark Salter joins Roxanne to discuss his book The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain. This podcast is brought to you by Catapult, publishers of White Tears/Brown Scars: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color by Ruby Hamad. ________________________________ Mark Salter has collaborated with John McCain on all seven of their books, including The Restless Wave, Faith of My Fathers, Worth the Fighting For, Why Courage Matters, Character Is Destiny, Hard Call, and Thirteen Soldiers. He served on Senator McCain’s staff for eighteen years. * Roxanne Coady is owner of R.J. Julia, one of the leading independent booksellers in the United States, which—since 1990—has been a community resource not only for books, but for the exchange of ideas. In 1998, Coady founded Read To Grow, which provides books for newborns and children and encourages parents to read to their children from birth. RTG has distributed over 1.5 million books. Learn more about your ad choice

  • NPR’s Guy Raz Is Cheering You On

    15/10/2020 Duração: 48min

    In this episode of Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Guy Raz joins Roxanne to discuss his book How I Built This.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman on Racism Manifesting in Friendships

    08/10/2020 Duração: 57min

    In the fourth episode of our new season on Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow join Roxanne to discuss their book, Big Friendship.  Aminatou Sow is a writer, interviewer, and cultural commentator. She is a frequent public speaker whose talks and interviews lead to candid conversations about ambition, money, and power. Aminatou lives in Brooklyn. Ann Friedman is a journalist, essayist, and media entrepreneur. She is a contributing editor to The Gentlewoman. Every Friday, she sends a popular email newsletter. Ann lives in Los Angeles. Together, Aminatou and Ann host the long-running podcast Call Your Girlfriend. Big Friendship is both Aminatou and Ann’s first book. * Roxanne Coady is owner of R.J. Julia, one of the leading independent booksellers in the United States, which—since 1990—has been a community resource not only for books, but for the exchange of ideas. In 1998, Coady founded Read To Grow, which provides books for newborns and children and encourages parents to read

  • Annik LaFarge on Chasing Chopin Across Three Centuries, Four Countries, and a Half-Dozen Revolutions

    01/10/2020 Duração: 54min

    In the fourth episode of our new season on Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Annik Lafarge joins Roxanne to discuss her new book, Chasing Chopin. Annik LaFarge is a writer, photographer, lecturer, and author of the much-praised On the High Line: Exploring America's Most Original Urban Park, winner of the IPPY award for Travel Guidebook. She has been writing about the High Line and urban landscapes since 2009 on the blog Livin The High Line. Her most recent book is Chasing Chopin: A Musical Journey Across 3 Centuries, 4 Countries, and a Half Dozen Revolutions. She lives in New York City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • We Need to Give Everyone Permission to Feel Things

    24/09/2020 Duração: 01h49s

    In the third episode of our new season on Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Marc Brackett joins Roxanne to discuss his book, Permission to Feel. Marc Brackett, Ph.D., author of Permission to Feel, is the founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University. Marc has published 125 scholarly articles on the role of emotions and emotional intelligence in learning, decision making, creativity, relationships, health, and performance. He is the lead developer of RULER, an evidence-based, systemic approach to social and emotional learning that has been adopted by more than two thousand schools, pre-K through high school, across the United States and in other countries. Marc has received numerous awards and is on the board of directors for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). He is co-founder of Oji Life Lab, a digital emotional intelligence learning system for businesses. Marc also consults regularly with

  • Has America Ever Had a Unified Vision of Itself?

    17/09/2020 Duração: 54min

    In the second episode of our new season on Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, Jordan Blashek and Chris Haugh join Roxanne to discuss their book, Union: A Democrat, a Republican, and a Search for Common Ground. Jordan Blashek is a businessman, military veteran, and attorney from Los Angeles, California. After college, Jordan spent five years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantry officer, serving two combat tours overseas. He holds degrees from Yale Law School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Princeton University. Jordan is based in New York, where he invests in entrepreneurial efforts to grow the American middle class as a part of Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt. Christopher Haugh is a writer from Kensington, California. After graduating with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley, Chris attended Oxford University and started speechwriting as an intern in the Obama White House. He went on to join the U.S. Department of State’s

  • Senator Chris Murphy on Who's to Blame For Rioting in American Cities

    10/09/2020 Duração: 01h10min

    In the first episode of our new season, Senator Chris Murphy joins Roxanne to discuss his book The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy. Elected in 2012 as the youngest member of the U.S. Senate, Chris Murphy has earned a reputation as a serious legislator who is willing to stand up for his principles and reach across the aisle. Since the Newtown school shooting in December 2012, he has also become the best-known leader in Congress in confronting the plague of gun violence in America. Now in his second term representing Connecticut, he and his wife, Cathy, an attorney, have two young sons, Owen and Rider. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • Jenny Odell: There Is No Work Without Care and Maintenance

    03/09/2020 Duração: 52min

    This week, we revisit our 2019 conversation with Jenny Odell as she discusses her book How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy with Roxanne Coady. JENNY ODELL is an artist and writer who teaches at Stanford, has been an artist-in-residence at places like the San Francisco dump, Facebook, the Internet Archive, and the San Francisco Planning Department, and has exhibited her art all over the world. She lives in Oakland. How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy is her first book. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

  • James Forman Jr. Talks Crime and Punishment in Black America

    27/08/2020 Duração: 49min

    In today's episode, we revisit our conversation with James Forman, Jr. from 2018 as he discusses his book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. James Forman Jr. is a professor of law at Yale Law School. He has written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, numerous law reviews, and other publications. A former clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, he spent six years as a public defender in Washington, D.C., where he cofounded the Maya Angelou Public Charter School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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