Jersey City

JC: New York Hardcore with Tony Rettman, Drew Stone, and Kevin Crowley

04/01/2015 - 7:30pm

This event takes place at our Jersey City location.

Music journalist Tony Rettman presents an oral history of the New York City hardcore scene between 1980 and 1990 in his book, NYHC, which covers everything from regional rivalries to the birth of moshing. He’ll be in conversation with musicians Kevin Crowley (The Abused) and Drew Stone (The High & Mighty, Antidote).

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Nyhc: New York Hardcore 1980-1990 Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781935950127
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Published: Bazillion Points LLC - December 16th, 2014

Known for its glamorous 1970s punk rock scene, New York City matched the grim urban reality of the 1980s with a rawer musical uprising: New York hardcore. As bands of misfits from across the region gravitated to the forgotten frontier of Manhattan's Lower East Side.


JC Much Ado About Classics: Maggie, Girl of the Streets

03/10/2015 - 6:00pm

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Maggie, a Girl of the Streets and Other New York Writings (Modern Library Classics) Cover Image
By Stephen Crane, Luc Sante (Introduction by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780375756894
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Published: Modern Library - March 13th, 2001

This harrowing tale of a young girl in the slums is a searing portrayal of turn-of-the-century New York, and Stephen Crane's most innovative work. Published in 1893, when the author was just twenty-one, it broke new ground with its vivid characters, its brutal naturalism, and its empathic rendering of the lives of the poor.


JC Mystery Book Group: The Man in My Basement

05/18/2015 - 6:00pm

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The Man in My Basement: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316159319
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 2nd, 2005

Hailed as a masterpiece -- the finest work yet by an American novelist of the first rank -- this is the mysterious story of a young black man who agrees to an unusual bargain to save the home that has belonged to his family for generations.


JC: Cross Poetry Reading Series

03/15/2015 - 6:00pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

New Jersey and New York poets unite for the second edition of the Cross Poetry Reading Series, in which budding and established poets from the area share their works with us. This month we’re joined by Abigail Welhouse, Keayr Braxton, Jillian Brall, and Melissa Ahart.

JC: Art Before Breakfast with Danny Gregory

04/22/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Art Before Breakfast: A Zillion Ways to be More Creative No Matter How Busy You Are Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781452135472
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 17th, 2015

Packed with the signature can-do attitude that makes beloved artist Danny Gregory a creativity guru to thousands across the globe, this unique guide serves up a hearty helping of inspiration.


JC: Chigozie Obioma presents The Fishermen

04/21/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

The Fishermen: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316338370
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - April 14th, 2015

A striking debut novel about an unforgettable childhood, by a Nigerian writer the New York Times has crowned "the heir to Chinua Achebe."


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