Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady
Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady
Roxanne Coady
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 what’s happening in the literary world.
An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom with Llyon Woo
This week we will re-air the podcast with Ilyon Woo which first ran on April 6, 2023. Her book, Master Slave Husband Wife: An Epic Journey from Slavery to Freedom is now available in paperback. Buy the paperback book from RJ Julia: Master Slave Husband Wife from RJ Julia - Ilyon Woo Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15
56 min
What Does It Mean to Be Human with Lori Gottlieb
Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which is being adapted as a television series with Eva Longoria. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic‘s weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column and contributes regularly to The New York Times. She is on the Advisory Council for Bring Change to Mind and has appeared in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, CNN, and NPR’s “Fresh Air.”  Buy the book from RJ Julia: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - Lori Gottlieb Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 8
1 hr
Shorts #23 - A Quick Look at What's New
In today's short Roxanne sits down with Bill Goldstein to discuss what they're reading. Buy the books from RJ Julia My Friends - Hisham Matar The Fury - Alex Michaelides You Only Call When You're in Trouble - Stephen McCauley Yellowface - R. F. Kuang Cocktails with George and Martha - Philip Gefter I will Bear Witness - Victor Klemperer Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 1
33 min
Study That Defined How We Diagnose Mental Illness with Susannah Cahalan
Susannah Cahalan is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir about her struggle with a rare autoimmune disease of the brain. She writes for the New York Post. Her work has also been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American Magazine, Glamour, Psychology Today, and other publications. She lives in Brooklyn. Buy the book from RJ Julia: Brain on Fire - Susannah Cahalan Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25
56 min
The Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer with Dr. Azra Raza
According to the NIH, there has been a seventy-percent decline annually in the death rate from cardiovascular disease in the last fifty years and a one percent decline annually in the death rate from cancer over the last fifty years. How can this be when we keep hearing about great new drug discoveries and immunotherapy advances? And if true, isn't there another way to approach the nightmare that is cancer?  This week on Just the Right Book, a rerun from Dr. Azra Raza who join Roxanne Coady to discuss her latest book. Buy the book from RJ Julia The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last - Dr. Azra Raza Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18
54 min
The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen with David Brooks
David Brooks dives into the topic of human connection and its importance in today’s society. Roxanne Coady sits down with the journalist and author to discuss his book, How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen Buy the book from RJ Julia: How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen - David Brooks Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11
51 min
JTRB Shorts #22 - A talk with Bethanne Patrick
In today's short Roxanne sits down with The Book Maven Bethanne Patrick. She is a podcaster, author, and book critic for the LA times, The Washington Post, NPR, and Lit Hub. Bethanne's book Life B: Overcoming Double Depression Listen to Bethanne's podcast Missing Pages Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 4
27 min
How Private Equity Runs and Wrecks America with Gretchen Morgenson
Roxanne Coady talks with Gretchen Morgenson author of These Are the Plunderers: How Private Equity Runs—and Wrecks—America Pulitzer Prize­­­–winning and New York Times bestselling financial journalist Gretchen Morgenson investigate the insidious world of private equity and reveal how it puts our entire economy and us at risk. Buy the book from RJ Julia How Private Equity Runs and Wrecks America - Gretchen Morgenson Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2023
55 min
JTRB Shorts #21 - A quick look at what's new
A look at what's new: Roxanne Coady and Bill Goldstein talk about some new books. Buy the books from RJ Julia Possession - A. S. Byatt Rubyfruit Jungle - Rita Mae Brown My Name is Barbra - Barbra Streisand Democracy Awakening - Heather Cox Richardson Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism - Rachel Maddow Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2023
27 min
The 2023 Holiday Gift Guide Episode!
Hear from the booksellers themselves as RJ Julia Bookseller staff Lori Fazio and Andrew Brennan join Roxanne Coady to explore the best books to give as gifts to the readers in your life.   2023 RJ Julia Holiday Book Selection Sign up for our podcast newsletter Just The Right Book Subscription Promo Code (15% off): Podcast Email us at: podcast@rjjulia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2023
45 min
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