It’s a match made in booklover’s heaven! The new Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities.
Thousands of readers have asked Coady, owner of the beloved R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT, for her insightful advice when choosing a book. Not everyone can travel to her Connecticut shop, but Coady’s keen instinct for choosing the next great book is now available to everyone on her new podcast. Writers who have appeared on her show include James Patterson, world-renowned French chef and cookbook author Jacques Pepin, Saturday Night Live writer Maria Semple and “Ask Amy” advice columnist and NPR regular Amy Dickinson. Coady has a knack for drawing out fascinating details from her guests and listeners are sure to enjoy surprising literary revelations.
In this latest episode, author, professor, philosopher Jason Stanley stopped by the Just the Right Book! Podcast studios to talk propaganda, how it works and how language influences the way we think and reason about public issues. The author of How Propaganda Works holds a PhD from MIT, has taught philosophy at Cornell, University of Michigan and Rutgers, and is now a professor of philosophy at Yale University.
Also in this episode, Roxanne gives us some of her favorite picks from the National Book Critics Circle Awards.
Books in this episode:
How Propaganda Works by Jason Stanley
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Soujourner Truth
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi