Words

by JAY LUSTIG
book signings nj

David Sedaris will make an appearance at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, April 17.

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

March 3: “Memory Gardens: A Celebration of Allen Ginsberg” at Hoboken Historical Museum. With poets Lee Ann Brown, Eliot Katz, Sharon Mesmer and Bob Rosenthal.
March 3: “Sunday of Strong Women” with Lisa Belkin (author of “Genealogy of a Murder: Four Generations, Three Families, One Fateful Night”), Marion Nestle (author of “Slow Cooked: An Unexpected Life in Food Politics”), Emi Nietfeld (author of “Acceptance: A Memoir”) at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly.

March 4: Hoda Kotb at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Hope Is a Rainbow.”

March 5: Katherine Yeske Taylor at Labyrinth Books, Princeton. Author of “She’s a Badass: Women in Rock Shaping Feminism.”

March 6: Kevin Williams at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
March 6: Phil and Lily Rosenthal at Bookends, Ridgewood. Co-authors of “Just Try It!”

March 8: Patrick Hinds, “Patrick’s Traveling Book Party” at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. Author of “Failure Is Not NOT an Option: How the Chubby Gay Son of a Jesus-Obsessed Lesbian Found Love, Family, and Podcast Success … and a Bunch of Other Stuff.”

March 9: Katherine Yeske Taylor at Little City Books, Princeton. Author of “She’s a Badass: Women in Rock Shaping Feminism.” Event includes performances by Christine Santelli, Diane Gentile, Karyn Kuhl, Megan Reilly and Tammy Faye Starlite.

March 10: The Cancelled Podcast Tour with Tana Mongeau and Brooke Schofield at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 11: Joyce Carol Oates at Seasons Catering, Washington Township (Bergen County). Author of “Zero Sum: Stories.” College Club of Northern New Jersey Author Series.

March 12: Anna Quindlen at LifeTown, Livingston. Author of “After Annie.”

March 13: Deion Sanders at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Elevate and Dominate: 21 Ways to Win on and off the Field.”

March 16: Paul Muldoon & Rogue Oliphant at Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University.

March 17: “An Evening With Paul Schrader,” presented by Black Box Performing Arts Center at Debonair Music Hall, Teaneck.

March 23: Critical Conversation: Book Banning and the Freedom of Expression” featuring George M. Johnson, author of “All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto,” at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
March 23: Katherine Yeske Taylor at Howling Bassett Books, Oldwick. Author of “She’s a Badass: Women in Rock Shaping Feminism.”

March 27: Cassidy Hutchinson at Shea Center Auditorium at William Paterson University, Wayne.
March 27: Becky Lynch at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “The Man: Not Your Average Average Girl.”

March 28: Joyce Carol Oates at Labyrinth Books, Princeton. Author of “Letters to a Biographer.”

April 3: Valerie Bertinelli at Books & Greetings, Northvale. Author of “Indulge: Delicious and Decadent Dishes to Enjoy and Share.”

April 4: Peter Blauner (author of “Picture in the Sand”) at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly.

April 5-7: Hoboken Literary Weekend.

April 6: John Edward, Jonathan Louis at URSB Carteret Events and Performing Arts Center.

April 7: “In Conversation With The Sopranos” with Steve Schirripa, Vincent Pastore and Michael Imperioli at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.
April 7: “Welcome to Night Vale” at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.

April 10: Reginald Dwayne Betts at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 17: David Sedaris at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 18: Marta McDowell at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “Gardening Can Be Murder: How Poisonous Poppies, Sinister Shovels, and Grim Gardens Have Inspired Mystery Writers.”

April 21: “History That Doesn’t Suck” with Prof. Greg Jackson at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

April 24: “An Evening With John Leguizamo” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
April 24: Adam Haslett and Jonathan Biss, “Anxiety, Depression, and Music” at Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University.

April 26: “CringeFest: Yup, That Happened.,” presented by Project Write Now at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 27-May 4: Montclair Literary Festival.

April 30: Adam Moss at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “The Work of Art: How Something Comes From Nothing.”

May 4: “An Intimate Evening With Priscilla Presley” at URSB Performing Arts & Events Center.

May 5: Amy Tan at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “The Backyard Bird Chronicles.”

May 8: “Ghosts: Do You Believe?,” hosted by Dustin Pari of “Ghost Hunters” at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

May 10-11: Tyler Henry at Sounds Waves at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

May 12: Colm Tóibín at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “Long Island.”

May 24: “Chad and JT Go Deep” at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.

May 25: “Chad and JT Go Deep” at Anchor Rock Club, Atlantic City.

June 23: Meghana Narayan at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “A Little Bit of Everything.”

Aug. 1: Tyler Henry at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Aug. 17: Are You Garbage? Thru the Roof at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 18-19: Morristown Festival of Books.

Oct. 19: “Haunted Objects Live: Tales From the Newkirk Museum of the Paranormal” at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Nov. 15: “Tales of Edgar Allan Poe” at Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake.

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