Spoken Word/Book Signings

NJ book signings

Paul Stanley of Kiss will sign copies of his book, “Backstage Pass,” at Bookends in Ridgewood on April 29.

For a list of the state’s independent book stores, click here.

April 24: “It’s Happening With Snooki & Joey” Live Podcast at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
April 24: Pico Iyer at Labyrinth Books, Princeton. Author of “Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells.”

April 25: Jack Murphy at Books and Greetings, North Vale. Author of “Murphy’s Law: My Journey From Army Ranger and Green Beret to Investigative Journalist.”

April 28: Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Shotgun Angels: My Story of Broken Roads and Unshakeable Hope.”

April 29: Paul Stanley at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Backstage Pass.”

April 30: Newt Gingrich at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Collusion.”

May 1: Tiffani Thiessen and Brady Smith at Bookends, Ridgewood. Co-authors of “You’re Missing It.”

May 2: Tracy Morgan at Books & Greetings, Northvale. Author of “The Last O.G. Cookbook: How to Get Mad Culinary Skills.”
May 2: Will Kaufman at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Mapping Woody Guthrie.”

May 3: “This Really Happened … Storytelling” at Hopewell Theater. Hosted by Joey Novick.

May 4: Deepak Chopra, “The Nature of Reality” at Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.
May 4: Linda Shields at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

May 7: “The New Yorker Radio Hour” live taping with Robert Caro and David Remnick at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 9: Chris Pavone at Words, Maplewood. Author of “The Paris Diversion.”

May 18: Kristina Kuzmic at BergenPAC, Englewood.

May 20: Kate Mulgrew at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “How to Forget: A Daughter’s Memoir.”

May 23: David Frum at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Author of “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic.”

May 31: Billy Collins at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

June 5: Pete Rose at Books and Greetings, North Vale. Author of “Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player.”

June 7-8: Maplewood South Orange Book Festival.

June 15: Jonathan Van Ness, at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City.

June 20: “An Evening With George Takei” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

June 21: Iyanla Vanzant at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

June 23: Tiffany Jenkins at BergenPAC, Englewood.

June 26: Tiffany Jenkins at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 29: #IMomSoHard: Mom’s Night Out, Round 2 at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.

July 12: “Summer Lovin’ “ storytelling night hosted by Danny Artese at Hopewell Theater.

Oct. 5: Collingswood Book Festival.

Oct. 11-12: Morristown Festival of Books.

Oct. 16: Jersey Storytellers Project: Love & Loss Edition at The Asbury hotel.

Nov. 21: Lore Podcast Live at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Nov. 22: “The Moth” storytelling show at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 7: David Sedaris at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.


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