Books

Journalist turned captain of industry Don Katz, the founder of audiobook company Audible, is a word guy....
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Resilient and resourceful, indie bookstores find ways to survive (and sometimes thrive) in the Amazon age. ...
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"Chopsticks: A Cultural and Culinary History," a new book by Professor Edward Wang, is a trove of chopstick trivia....
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Brisk and Refreshing

July 2, 2015

That describes the prose of WSJ wine columnist Lettie Teague, whose tart, smart new book helps you fearlessly explore the ever-widening world of wine....
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Curl up with a good book while you bask in the sun this summer....
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The media mogul spoke at NJPAC about her new book, and what it means to be the only woman in the room....
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In her new novel, Judy Blume recalls the scary days when airplanes seemed to rain from the skies over her native Elizabeth....
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The first rule of New Jersey Monthly's Book Club? Always talk about New Jersey Monthly's Book Club....
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"So many non-parents are great mentors or part of the Auntie brigade," says Meghan Daum on the decision not to have kids. ...
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Thru Sept 5: The Newark Public Library celebrates the 150th anniversary of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" with an exhibit featuring more than 50 illustrated works....
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Our favorite, little-known Garden State factoids, courtesy of Russell Robert's book "Rediscover the Hidden New Jersey."...
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We love Montclair for its dining, shopping and cultural activities. Now there's another reason to visit…a fun comic book store....
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Younger All the Time

April 10, 2015

Pamela Redmond Satran’s novel about a middle-aged Jersey mom with a secret gets the Darren Star treatment for TV....
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The acclaimed author of "Good Hair" recollects a dark period in her life following her mother's death. ...
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Why did it take a publisher in Maine to produce The Pork Roll Cookbook? I don’t know, but I’m glad… Read the rest

America has given Russian-born author Elena Gorokhova the opportunity to express herself—and hunt for bargains....
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Now a professor in Mississippi, author Michael Kardos still draws from his youth in Long Branch to fuel his work....
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New book explores the governor’s life and times....
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This holiday season, pick up any of these great publications for your favorite li'l bookworm!...
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Rose Knows: The Baking Bible

November 19, 2014

In The Baking Bible, her magnum opus, Rose Levy Beranbaum shows why pros as well as amateurs turn to her for guidance. ...
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