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Paul Giamatti, left, will be interviewed by Stephen Colbert at NJPAC in Newark, July 26.

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June 22: Anastasia Rubis at Thunder Road Books, Spring Lake. Author of “Oriana: A Novel of Oriana Fallaci.”

June 27: Liv Constantine at Books & Greetings, Northvale. Author of “The Next Mrs. Parrish.”
June 27: Julia Phillips at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Bear.”

June 30: Kevin Smith: Jersey Sure at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of North to Shore Festival.

July 4: Long Branch Poetry Festival at Pier Village, Long Branch. With Emanuel DiPasquale, Estelle Bajou, Gregg G. Grown, Charles Bruns, Olivia Calabrese, Marshall Hart, Linda Johnston, Frank Pallone, John Pallone, John Thomas Pallone, Jen Stahl, Daniel Weeks.

July 9: Daniel Silva at Temple Ner Tamid, Bloomfield. Author of “A Death in Cornwall.”

July 11: Joyce Maynard at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “How the Light Gets In.”

Ju1y 17: Hayley Krischer at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Where Are You, Echo Blue?”

July 20: Nuyorican Cafe at Dodge Poetry at Chase Room at NJPAC, Newark.

July 26: “A Conversation With Stephen Colbert and Paul Giamatti” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

July 27: The Basement Yard Experience at Tropicana Showroom, Atlantic City.

July 31: “It’s Happening with Snooki & Joey” featuring Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Joey Camasta at Mayo Perfoming Arts Center, Morristown.

Aug. 1: Tyler Henry at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Aug. 1: Garrison Keillor at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

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

Aug. 24: “Spoken Word Apex” featuring Taalam Acey at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Sept. 10: Danielle Walker, author of “Make It Easy: A Healthy Meal Prep & Menu Planning Guide” at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Sept. 10: Ian Frazier at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Paradise Bronx: The Life and Times of New York’s Greatest Borough.”

Sept. 12: “And That’s Why We Drink: The Pour Decisions Tour” featuring Em Schulz and Christine Schiefer at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Sept. 13: Richard Dawkins & Friends at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Oct. 1: David Sedaris at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Oct. 3: David Sedaris at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Oct. 11: Giggly Squad Live: Club Giggly featuring Paige DeSorbo and Hannah Berner at  Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Oct. 18: John Edward at URSB Carteret Performing Arts and Events Center.

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.

Oct. 20: Giggly Squad Live: Club Giggly featuring Paige DeSorbo and Hannah Berner at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 9: “Cold Case Live” at Count Basie Center of the Arts, Red Bank.

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

Nov. 23: “The Moth” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Nov. 30: “In Conversation with The Sopranos” featuring Steve Schirripa, Vincent Pastore and Michael Imperioli, hosted by Joey Kola at Wellmont Theater, Montclair.

Dec. 1: Neil deGrasse Tyson, “Science as a Way of Knowing” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

April 9: Dr. Temple Grandin, “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 26: Isaac Mizrahi at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

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