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Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 22 — Yewande Omotoso

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on, 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.

In the latest episode, Roxanne Coady talks with Yewande Omotoso and her latest release, The Woman Next Door (Picador, February 7, 2017).

the woman next door yewande omotosoYewande Omotoso’s follow up to her award winning, South African-published novel Bom Boy, has been called “radiant” by Publishers Weekly and “a female take on Grumpy Old Men” by O Magazine. In her American debut, The Woman Next Door, the Barbados-born novelist tells the story of two successful women- one black, one white- and how these sworn enemies eventually discover common ground in a post-apartheid Cape Town suburb. Hear Omotoso talk about the book Roxanne is calling “one hell of a read” and how she is still a practicing architect in this week’s episode of “Just the Right Book.”

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Books in this episode:

The Woman Next Door by Yewande Omotoso

Bom Boy by Yewande Omotoso

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy