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Author Janet Evanovich: Plum Page to Screen

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/27/2015
Our Q&A with Janet Evanovich focuses on how her inaugural Stephanie Plum novel made it into movie theaters...albeit 17 years after publication. ...
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Author Joyce Carol Oates: New Jersey Noir

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/20/2015
This month we spoke with noted author and creative-writing professor at Princeton University Joyce Carol Oates about her work, her latest editing effort, and life in New Jersey....
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When Bruce Is The Soundtrack

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
Robert J. Wiersema's book Walk Like a Man: Coming of Age with the Music of Bruce Springsteen, personalizes the impact of the rock superstar's musical canon. ...
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Actor Paul Sorvino: Going Solo

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
Our Q&A with Paul Sorvino covers his film career, his relationship with his children, and his under-the-radar singing apperances. ...
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Patch Work

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/17/2015
AOL’s hyperlocal sites are sprouting all over the Garden State. How do they fit in New Jersey’s changing media landscape?...
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Lost in the Pines

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
The Saturday-night scene at Albert Music Hall transports country music fans back to a simpler time....
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Mary Higgins Clark, the First Lady of Suspense

By New Jersey Monthly | 02/02/2020
Author Mary Higgins Clark’s stellar career began with three simple questions. ...
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We chat with Gaslight Anthem front man Brian Fallon about his Jersey roots, his band's upcoming European tour, and "the Bruce thing" he has no desire to shake. ...
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Where Has Everybody Gone?

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
New Jersey native Tom Perrotta's new novel The Leftovers imagines what happens after the Rapture....
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At Zimmerli, the Secret is Out

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/12/2015
The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick is one of the largest university art museums in the country. ...
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Breathing Life Into Batman

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/28/2015
Michael Uslan describes his struggles to bring Batman to the silver screen in a new memoir—The Boy Who Loved Batman....
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Rutgers Amps Up Opera Studies

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/13/2015
The Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University looks to expand its opera program. ...
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Keeping the Coffeehouse Spirit Alive

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/18/2015
The Folk Project, a nonprofit, artistic community centered around music, seeks to recapture the magic of the coffeehouse. ...
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Whodunnit?

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/06/2015
If it’s a best-selling crime novel, the answer is probably Ridgewood’s Harlan Coben....
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Barbara Sinatra: The Chairman’s Wife

By New Jersey Monthly | 12/02/2015
Barbara Sinatra recounts her 22-year marriage to the Chairman of the Board in her new memoir Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank Sinatra....
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Cape Crusader

By New Jersey Monthly | 04/06/2015
Roy Steinberg, an established Hollywood director and producer of soap operas, leaves LA for the stage in Cape May. ...
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Car Cultured

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/08/2015
Couples can step back into the not-so-distant past at the Delsea Drive-In, where dinner-and-a-movie all takes place in one romantic location (on wheels)....
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Writer Ian Frazier: Warming Up to Siberia

By New Jersey Monthly | 05/06/2015
New Yorker writer and humorist Ian Frazier releases a new book—Travels in Siberia (Farrar, Strauss, and Grioux)—about traveling in Russia. ...
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I’m Not Done Yet’

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/16/2015
Hubert Sumlin, the progenitor of a sound that has roots in the Mississippi Delta, will play at Centenary College as part of a two day blues festival. ...
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A Suburban Gem Keeps Shining

By New Jersey Monthly | 03/11/2015
The Montclair Art Museum establishes itself as an outstanding regional museum with an extensive collection of American art. ...
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