Books

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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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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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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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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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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