Christine Pride & Jo Piazza - WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM

Christine Pride & Jo Piazza - WE ARE NOT LIKE THEM

We discuss We Are Not Like Them, how they started writing the book together and what their writing process looked like, encouraging people to have more in-depth conversations on race, why storytelling induces empathy, being selected as the October Good Morning America book club selection, the editorial process, and much more.


We discuss We Are Not Like Them, how they started writing the book together and what their writing process looked like, encouraging people to have more in-depth conversations on race, why storytelling induces empathy, being selected as the October Good Morning America book club selection, the editorial process, and much more.

Their joint recommended reads are:

  1. Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
  2. No Cure for Being Human by Kate Bowler

Christine’s recommended reads are:

  1. Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley C. Ford
  2. Between Two Kingdoms by Suleika Jaoouad

Jo’s recommended read is:

  1. Three Girls from Bronzeville by Dawn Turner

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Jo Piazza and Christine Pride

Author

Christine Pride is a writer, editor, and longtime publishing veteran. She’s held editorial posts at many different trade imprints, including Doubleday, Broadway, Crown, Hyperion, and Simon & Schuster. As an editor, Christine has published a range of books, with a special emphasis on inspirational stories and memoirs, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. As a freelance editorial consultant, she does select editing and proposal/content development, as well as teaching and coaching, and pens a regular column—“Race Matters”—for Cup of Jo. She lives in New York City.

Jo Piazza is an award-winning journalist, editor and podcast host. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Marie Claire, Glamour, and other notable publications. She is also the author of Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win, How to Be Married, The Knockoff, Fitness Junkie, and If Nuns Ruled the World. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two small children.