Spoken Word/Book Signings

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

May 22: Al Roker at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Ruthless Tide: The Heroes and Villains of the Johnstown Flood, America’s Astonishing Gilded Age Disaster.
May 22: Jeffrey Somers at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “Writing Without Rules: How to Write & Sell a Novel Without Guidelines, Experts, or (Occasionally) Pants.”
May 22: Debra Caplan at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Yiddish Empire: The Vilna Troupe, Jewish Theater, and the Art of Itinerancy.”
May 23: Juli Berwald at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone.”
May 24: Philip Ashforth Coppola at Words, Maplewood. Coppola’s drawings are featured in “One Track Mind: Drawing the New York Subway.”
May 29: Liza Mundy at Montclair Public Library. Author of “Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II.
May 29: Rebecca Soffer at Word, Jersey City. Author of “Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome.”
May 30: Retta at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’All Don’t Even Know.”
May 30: Lisa Romeo at Words, Maplewood. Author of “Starting With Goodbye: A Daughter’s Memoir of Love After Loss.”
May 30: Elisabeth Cohen at Word, Jersey City. Author of “The Glitch.”
May 31: Marta McDowell at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes That Inspired the Little House Books.”
May 31: Poet Sally Bliumis-Dunn at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Echolocation.”
May 31: Don Diamont at Books and Greetings, Northvale. Author of “My Seven Sons and How We Raised Each Other (They Only Drive Me Crazy 30% of the Time).”
June 2: Davey Johnson and Erik Sherman at Bookends, Ridgewood. Co-Authors of “Davey Johnson: My Wild Ride in Baseball and Beyond.”
June 2: Tan Swiftwater (Gary Alt) at Sparta Books. Author of “Force of Will.”
June 5: Newt Gingrich at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback.”
June 6: Allison Pearson at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “How Hard Can it Be?”
June 6: Naomi Rand at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “Surviving Amelia.”
June 7: Tom Papa at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Your Dad Stole My Rake! … And Other Family Dilemmas.”
June 8-9: Maplewood South Orange Book Festival.
June 13: Louise DeSalvo at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “House of Early Sorrows: A Memoir in Essays.”
June 15: Shaun T at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank. Author of “T Is for Transformation: Unleash the 7 Superpowers to Help You Dig Deeper, Feel Stronger, and Live Your Best Life.”
Oct. 18-21: Dodge Poetry Festival, Newark.
April 6: David Sedaris at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.