Books

Writer Hopes Mob Book is a Hit

December 18, 2017

Scott Deitche's book "Garden State Gangland: The Rise of The Mob in New Jersey" details the state's sordid history of mafioso....
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Growing Up Jersey: Writers

December 6, 2017

Judy Blume, Junot Diaz, Akhil Sharma and more tell tales about how New Jersey shaped them as writers, and as people. ...
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Patrick Rosal, an Edison native, recently won the 2017 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize for his latest book, "Brooklyn Antediluvian."...
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A Quest to Save the Greyhound

November 13, 2017

Montclair writer Laura Schenone's latest book chronicles the life of Marion Fitzgibbon, who ran the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals....
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"There are small, glowing moments of satisfaction that come from being a reader."...
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Fitness motivator Shaun T's new self-help book, T is For Transformation, goes beyond calorie-burning moves and weight loss pep talks....
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The creator of the HBO series "The Leftovers" talks about the true, down-to-earth Jersey attitude, and how the state influenced his work....
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A new book about the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers profiles important members of each team....
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A Princeton professor's book, Face Value, explores the importance and power of a first impression....
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His intimate memoir, "Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies," manages to be simultaneously heartbreaking, cheeky and comical....
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Airlie Anderson, award-winning author/illustrator of children’s picture books, finds inspiration for her work in her son. ...
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A new book explains how the Shore was an economic and social laboratory for civil rights after slavery ended....
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Nine new 2017 books to read at the beach this summer, including Abandon Me by Melissa Febos, Hourglass by Dani Shapiro, The Idiot by Elif Batuman and more....
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The Rise of Rosé

May 30, 2017

Three newly released wine books explore rosé and show its popularity is here to stay....
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When WWII broke, three brothers took divergent paths, each tracing a different aspect of the bloody conflict. A new book chronicles their story....
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Before there were subscription boxes, there was Book of the Month Club—and now it's back with a new approach....
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A new book by former NJM senior editor Michael Callahan speculates on the mystery behind of the 1937 Miss America pageant. ...
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Treat mom to a copy of Beauty From The Inside Out, the latest beauty handbook from Bobbi Brown. ...
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Author Lauren Grodstein's new novel tells the story of a mother with terminal cancer who writes a book of memories for the son she'll leave behind....
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In a new novel, Orpahn Train author Christina Baker Kline uses a celebrated painting as her canvas....
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