Jersey City

JC Kids: Lily Roscoe presents The Night Parade

02/01/2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

Little dreamers with big imaginations are encouraged to join Lily Roscoe as she reads from her debut book, The Night Parade. Recommended for kids age 3 to 7; open to all ages.

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By Lily Roscoe, David Walker (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780545396233
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Orchard Books - August 26th, 2014

A bedtime book in the vein of Everywhere Babies, Harold and Purple Crayon, and In the Night Kitchen, THE NIGHT PARADE is a dreamworthy story.

Have you ever wondered what happens at night
while mothers and fathers lie sleeping?

Children wake up.


JC Graphic Novel Book Group: Seconds

02/09/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

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Seconds: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780345529374
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - July 15th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY USA TODAY AND THE DAILY PLANET

The highly anticipated new standalone full-color graphic novel from Bryan Lee O’Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series


JC: Jennifer Senior presents All Joy and No Fun

01/22/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior stops by to celebrate the paperback release of her instant New York Times bestseller, All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood. She'll be sharing her thoughts on culture's beliefs about parenthood, answering questions, and signing books.

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062072245
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Published: Ecco - January 20th, 2015

“Salted with insights and epigrams, the book is argued with bracing honesty and flashes of authentic wisdom…[an] excellent book.” —Andrew Solomon, The New York Times Book Review

"[A] richly woven, entertaining, enlightening, wrenching and funny book.” —The Washington Post


JC: Much Ado About Classics: The Marrow of Tradition

02/19/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

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By Charles W. Chesnutt, Eric J. Sundquist (Introduction by), Eric J. Sundquist (Notes by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780140186864
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 1st, 1993

This novel is based on a historically accurate account of the Wilmington, North Carolina, "race riot" of 1898, and is a passionate portrait of the betrayal of black culture in America, by an acclaimed African-American writer. 


JC: Nonfiction Book Group: Zealot

02/25/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812981483
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 9th, 2014

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A lucid, intelligent page-turner” (Los Angeles Times) that challenges long-held assumptions about Jesus, from the host of Believer
 


Nonfiction Book Group: In Cold Blood

01/28/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

In Cold Blood (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679745587
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Vintage - February 1st, 1994

The most famous true crime novel of all time and one of the first non-fiction novels ever written; In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.


All the World's a Stage Book Group: A Raisin in the Sun

03/11/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

A Raisin in the Sun Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780679755333
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Vintage - November 29th, 2004

When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. "A play that changed American theater forever."--The New York Times.


JC: All the World's a Stage Book Group: A Doll's House

02/11/2015 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

A Doll's House and Other Plays Cover Image
By Henrik Johan Ibsen, Peter Watts (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780140441468
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Penguin Books -

Delivering three distinct and powerful visions of characters who choose to defy convention in the pursuit of happiness, Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Other Plays is translated with an introduction by Peter Watts in Penguin Classics.


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