Books

If you’re a neatnik, you might already be a fan of the KonMari method of household tidying. This trend, which… Read the rest

Peter Duffy's new book, "The Agitator," deems Bill Bailey’s 1935 uprising the first of its kind in America....
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Benny Babula was the best football player in Garfield history. Writer Hank Gola's new book "City of Champions" details a 1939 game in which Babula led Garfield High School to victory....
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Novelist Jonathan Miles on writing in a shack, his friend Elizabeth Gilbert, and Hunterdon County’s solitude. His new novel is "Anatomy of a Miracle." ...
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In her latest memoir, the best-selling author unearths a hidden family secret after receiving the results of a DNA testing kit....
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A Teaneck resident fulfills her late mother's dream by publishing a book of her work, "H is for Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku from A to Z."...
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Gathered in a new book, Dan Barry’s New York Times columns create a compelling portrait of Americans at their best and dealing with the worst....
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When Numbers Don’t Compute

November 13, 2018

A professor of computer science at Princeton University, Brian Kernighan has written a new book that features math errors collected from other published works. ...
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Nell Irvin Painter, already a Harvard PhD., was 64 when she enrolled as an undergraduate at Rutgers’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, where she earned a BFA followed by a MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design....
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The Director of Creative Writing at Princeton University and Pulitzer Prize winner sat down with us to discuss how New Jersey has affected her work. ...
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New Jersey is a hotbed of contemporary poets. Ever wonder why?...
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In "The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World," author Sarah Weinman shines a light on the New Jersey girl who inspired the controversial novel. ...
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Summer reading isn't just for students. Whether you're at the pool or down the Shore, these books by New Jersey writers will make the perfect companion....
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Terence A. Harkin, the author of "The Big Buddha Bicycle Race" splits his time between the Jersey Shore and Chiang Mai, Thailand....
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What went on between the ears of the legendary Princeton genius? More than 60 years after his death, we’re still pondering that mystery....
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When Cape May Had a Navy

April 24, 2018

A new book documents the Revolutionary exploits of Cape May privateers against British ships....
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In Eye Level, Middlesex County poet Jenny Xie's first book of poetry, questions the bonds of seeing and perspective and confronts issues of travel and observing others as an outsider. ...
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Worthy Wordsmiths

March 12, 2018

March 15-18 Authors, including Tom Perrotta, Christina Baker Kline, Meg Wolitzer, Dara Horn and 2017 National Book Award finalist Min… Read the rest

Laurie Wallmark’s latest book, "Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code"—a Parents’ Choice Gold Medal awardee—follows the life of a trailblazing software tester and inventor who taught computers how to speak English....
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Author and South Jersey native Morgan Jerkins examines pop culture, misogyny, black history and racism in her book "This Will Be My Undoing."...
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