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March 20: Helene Stapinski at Word, Jersey City. Author of “Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.”
March 20: Erika Jayne at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Pretty Mess.”
March 21: Sanford Josephson at Dana Library, Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University, Newark. Author of “Jeru’s Journey: The Life & Music of Gerry Mulligan.”
March 21: Jessica Spotswood at Word, Jersey City. Author of “The Radical Element: 12 Stories of Daredevils, Debutantes & Other Dauntless Girls.”
March 22: Brian Houston at Books and Greetings, Northvale. Author of “There Is More: When the World Says You Can’t, God Says You Can.”
March 24: The New Day at Bookends, Ridgewood. Authors of “The Book of Booty: Shake It. Love It. Never Be It.”
March 24: Helene Stapinski at Booktowne, Manasquan. Author of “Murder in Matera: A True Story of Passion, Family, and Forgiveness in Southern Italy.”
March 25, 1:30 p.m.: Chrissy Metz at Hyatt Regency Princeton. Author of “This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today.”
March 25, 7 p.m.: Chrissy Metz at Grunin Center for the Arts, Toms River. Author of “This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today.”
March 27: Ray Allen at Books and Greetings, Northvale. Author of “From the Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love.”
March 29: Mike Epps at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Unsuccessful Thug: One Comedian’s Journey from Naptown to Tinseltown.”
April 2: Trey Gowdy and Tim Scott at Bookends, Ridgewood. Co-authors of “Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country.” April 3: Marion Ross at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “My Days: Happy and Otherwise.”
April 3: Kwame Alexander at Words, Maplewood. Author of “Rebound.”
April 4: David Goodwin at Little City Books, Hoboken. Author of “The Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st St.”
April 5: David Sedaris at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
April 5: Dorothy Marcic at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “With One Shot: Family Murder and a Search for Justice.”
April 6: David Sedaris at BergenPAC, Englewood.
April 7: David Sedaris at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
April 8: Mary Higgins Clark at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “I’ve Got My Eyes on You.”
April 9: Mike Tewksbury at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Ninety Percent Mental: Ann All-Star Player Turned Mental Skills Coach Reveals the Hidden Game of Baseball.”
April 11: “Get Over It! An Evening With Iyanla Vanzant” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
April 15: Anderson Cooper at BergenPAC, Englewood.
April 15: Kira DeSomma at Booktowne, Manasquan. Author of “Cinders & Ash.”
April 17: Nina Lorez Collins at Watchung Booksellers, Montclair. Author of “What Would Virginia Woolf Do?: And Other Questions I Ask Myself as I Attempt to Age Without Apology.”
May 1: Jonathan Cain at Bookends, Ridgewood. Author of “Don’t Stop Believin’: The Man, the Band, and the Song That Inspired Generations.”
May 5: AC²: Deep Talk and Shallow Tales, featuring Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen at Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.
May 18: Michael Wolff at Wellmont Theater, Montclair. Author of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.”
May 18: Fran Lebowitz at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
June 8-9: Maplewood South Orange Book Festival.
Oct. 18-21: Dodge Poetry Festival, Newark.