Ep 16: What’s on the Front Table: The Strand Book Store

The Strand Book Store is New York City’s legendary home of “18 miles” of new, used, and rare books. This episode features a special installment of our segment, “What’s on the Front Table.” Strand’s head buyer, Carson Moss, joins Just the Right Book from the store’s East Village location to give Roxanne the scoop on what the store is displaying on its front table and the rumored quiz given to every prospective employee.

Also in this episode, Roxanne shares some of her book recommendations in her segment “What You Need to Know.”

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Books in this episode:

Ulysses By James Joyce

Dreamtigers By Jorge Luis Borges

Shadowbahn By Steve Erickson

Norse Mythology By Neil Gaiman

Langdon Clay: Cars: New York City 1974-1976 By Langdon Clay (photographer)

Animals By Ingela P. Arrhenius

Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty By Dorothy Roberts

We Should All Be Feminists By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Long Drop By Denise Mina

The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution

The Federalist Papers

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer

City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York by Tyler Anbinder

March by John Lewis

How Propaganda Works by Jason Stanley

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