FYI: Just The Right Book! Podcast by Roxanne Coady

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Leading Bookseller R.J. Julia Teams with CRN For Just the Right Book

Ep 8: Al Capone: Lover or Cold-Blooded Killer?

Deirdre Bair, a National Book Award winner and author of five award-winning biographies, joins the podcast and talks with Roxanne about how she came to write the first complete biography of legendary gangster Al Capone. Also in this episode, we chat with fans of RJ Julia Bookstore and ask them what they are reading. Plus, we find out what’s on Roxanne’s nightstand.

Show Notes:

Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend by Deirdre Bair

Ulysses by James Joyce

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

House of Thieves by Charles Belfoure

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani

Calling it Quits: Late Life Divorce and Starting Over by Deirdre Bair

The Sympathizer: A Novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

 

What It’s All About

Award-winning independent bookseller R.J. Julia and CRN International’s Collisions division have launched a new podcast for book lovers called “Just the Right Book! Podcast.”

The weekly show was created to help book enthusiasts and engaged readers discover new and notable books in all genres, provide unique insights into favorite authors, and bring them up to date with what’s happening in the literary world.

Just The Right Book is hosted by Roxanne Coady, owner of R.J. Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT, and highly regarded go-to person for advice on books, whose comments potentially make or break a new release.

Among the authors already booked for the first few episodes are Amy Bloom, James Patterson, Maria Semple, Jacques Pepin and Matthew Dicks. Others slated to appear are: Michael Lewis, George Saunders, Luvvie Ajayi and Carly Simon.

“As a bookseller of 27 years, obviously I love reading books, talking books and conversing with authors. Now I get to do this on a podcast,” said Coady. “Join us for author interviews, books that have a buzz, books we are loving, and inside publishing and bookselling news.

We’ll also be asking independent booksellers from around the country what they’re displaying on their front tables and why.” authors.

Now I get to do this on a podcast,” said Coady. “Join us for author interviews, books that have a buzz, books we are loving, and inside publishing and bookselling news. We’ll also be asking independent booksellers from around the country what they’re displaying on their front tables and why.”

The show episodes are available on iTunes and the podcast website at www.bookpodcast.com.

R.J. Julia’s stated mission is to be “a place where words matter, where writer meets reader, where the ambiance and selection and merchandising of books creates an atmosphere that is welcoming and presents the opportunity for discovery.”

The bookseller hosts 300 events a year and also operates “Just the Right Book!,” a service that profiles its members by reading interest and matches them to books they are likely to enjoy.

RJ Julia

The podcast is the fifth in CRN’s growing portfolio, which now includes shows on books, cars, self-help, sports, and music. All of the shows, produced by CRN’s Collisions podcast division, have appeared in iTunes’ New and Noteworthy section. Their audience sizes represent the upper echelon of some 300,000 podcasts worldwide.

Other Collisions podcasts include: “Distraction,” hosted by The New York Times best-selling author and leading psychiatrist Dr. Edward Hallowell; the “Car and Driver Podcast,” in partnership with the editors of Car and Driver magazine; “The Official Sasquatch! Festival Podcast,” a Live Nation music festival; and “Stockton!,” hosted by sportscasting icon Dick Stockton.

CRN, which for decades has produced thousands of campaigns on radio stations throughout the country for hundreds of leading consumer brands.

Working with Coady to create, produce and distribute the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud and many other podcast outlets. On radio stations throughout the country for hundreds of leading consumer brands, will work with Coady to create, produce and distribute the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud and many other podcast outlets.

Visit www.BookPodcast.com to download and subscribe to “Just the Right Book! Podcast.”

About CRN International

CRN International is the leading radio marketing company, pioneering strategies and producing creative programming that gives major advertisers competitive advantages through radio and emerging audio media.

The company recently launched Collisions, which produces “podcasts for curious people.” The company is headquartered in Hamden, CT, with offices in New York, Minneapolis, and Detroit.

For more information, contact:

Jim Alkon, CRN, Marketing Director,

jima@crnradio.com, 203-407-3341

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