Just the Right Book! Podcast: Episode 33 – Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships

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.

You're the Only One I Can Tell Deborah TannenIn Coady’s latest episode, she speaks to renowned Georgetown linguist and bestselling author Deborah Tannen who speaks about her previous book, You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation. This book was on the New York Times Bestseller List for four years, and Roxanne says that it “has become the bible for the differences in the way in which girls and women and boys and men converse.” Tannen speaks about a variety of subjects, such as how women make friends with people they can tell everything to, and men tend to make friends with the people they do everything with – showing the boundaries women and men have set for themselves and so much more.

Tannen came to speak on Just the Right Book! to discuss the newest book in her collection, You’re the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships, which sheds light on very important information on our conversations with other women and how we maintain these growing friendships.

Books in this episode:

You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation by Deborah Tannen

You’re the Only One I Can Tell: Inside the Language of Women’s Friendships by Deborah Tannen

A Connecticut Yankee in King Author’s Court by Mark Twain

Poem in this episode:

Some People by Rachel Field

Isn’t it strange some people make

You feel so tired inside,

Your thoughts begin to shrivel up

Like leaves all brown and dried!

But when you’re with some other ones,

It’s stranger still to find

Your thoughts as thick as fireflies

All shiny in your mind!

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