Ep 29: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Live On Stage

Released Wednesday, 7th June 2017
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about his new memoir, Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court, and his decades-long friendship with UCLA coach and mentor John Wooden. 
The NBA’s all-time leading scorer took the stage in a live event hosted by Read to Grow and RJ Julia and Just the Right Book Podcast was there every step of the way. 
After the conversation, with sportscaster Dan Patrick, Adbul-Jabbar answers questions from the audience, including one young fan's question on who Kareem's favorite teammate was and why.  
Later in this episode, we hear from patrons of RJ Julia on what's on their nightstand.

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Books in this episode:
Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and… by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson
The to All the Boys I've Loved Before Collection: … by Jenny Han
The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy
Heartbreak Hotel by Jonathan Kellerman 
The Force by Don Winslow
This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story… by Michael Finkel
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Beren and Luthien by J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien
Like Family by Paolo Giordano 

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