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Wondering What to Read Next? 12 Can’t Miss Reads on Just the Right Book Podcast!

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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 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. In this week’s episode of Just the Right Book!, Roxanne speaks to Michael Kindness, Penguin Random House sales rep and former Books on the Nightstand host. Roxanne has previously spoken to Michael Kindness on her show, as seen in Ep. 9, Ep. 20, and Ep. 32 of Just the Right Book! Coady said of him that Kindness “always has his finger on the pulse of what we…

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Just the Right Book! Episode 35: Colm Toibin on ‘House of Names’

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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 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. In this week’s episode, Roxanne Coady hits the stage to speak with Colm Toibin, the award-winning author of seven novels, including The Master and Brooklyn. Colm Toibin joined Coady to speak with her and the audience about his newest novel, House of Names, which is a retelling of the Greek myth of Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, and their children. He shares a lot of insight on the plot…

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8 Books that Inspired Oscar Nominations and 2 Notable Snubs

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The Oscars are just days away! Despite the completely justifiable controversy surrounding the lack of diversity within the nominees that spawned an outcry of disappointment on Twitter, we couldn’t help but notice an unusually high percentage of books represented by this year’s nominees. We’re always thrilled to see great reads on the big screen so here you go, fellow book lovers, our guide to Oscar’s favorite books: Best Picture Nominees: The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, Michael Lewis (Norton, 2011) This star-studded comedy drama about the lead-up to the financial crisis of 2008 is based on a book by Michael Lewis. He also happens to be the author of Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game and The Blind…

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