Luvvie Ajayi, author of "I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual" counts Oprah, Bono and Shonda Rhimes among her biggest fans. The comic phenom opens up to Roxanne about meeting the top media queens in the biz, moving to the US from Nigeria and how she is helping raise women's awareness for HIV/AIDS. Also in this episode, our very first installment of "What's on the Front Table," a segment about that coveted spot right in front of independent bookstores. Lissa Muscatine, former speech writer for Hillary Clinton and current owner of the Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC tells Roxanne what's on their front table.
I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual By Luvvie Ajayi
We Should All Be Feminists By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Hillbilly Elegy By J.D. Vance
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right By Arlie Russell Hochschild
The Fight to Vote By Michael Waldman
Swing Time By Zadie Smith
Luvvie's blog: http://www.awesomelyluvvie.com/
Luvvie's foundation: http://www.theredpumpproject.org/
Award-winning author Amy Bloom interviews Roxanne Coady, owner of the famous independent bookstore RJ Julia in Madison, CT for the introductory episode of Just the Right Book. The "Lucky Us" author gets Roxanne to dish on everything from her childhood, to her latest venture hosting a new literary podcast and of course, books...