Jersey City

JC Short Story Book Group: The Interpreter of Maladies

11/03/2014 - 6:00pm

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Interpreter of Maladies Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780395927205
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Mariner Books - June 1999

 With a new Introduction from the author for the twentieth anniversary

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, this stunning debut collection unerring charts the emotional journeys of characters seeking love beyond the barriers of nations and generations.


JC Graphic Novel Book Group: Pluto: Volume 1

12/08/2014 - 6:00pm

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Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka, Vol. 1 Cover Image
By Naoki Urasawa, Naoki Urasawa (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781421519180
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: VIZ Media LLC - February 17th, 2009

In a distant future where sentient humanoid robots pass for human, someone or some thing is out to destroy the seven great robots of the world. Europol’s top detective Gesicht is assigned to investigate these mysterious robot serial murders—the only catch is that he himself is one of the seven targets.


JC Much Ado About Classics: A Christmas Carol

12/16/2014 - 6:00pm

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A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Michael Slater (Editor), Michael Slater (Introduction by), Michael Slater (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140439052
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 30th, 2003

A collection of stories of matchless charm and enduring popularity that enchanted listeners at Charles Dickens's public readings


JC Mystery Book Group: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

11/17/2014 - 6:00pm

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #4) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062073563
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 2011

Voted by the British Crime Writers’ Association as the "Best Crime Novel of all Time"

Hercule Poirot comes out of retirement in one of Agatha Christie’s ten favorite novels, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd.


JC: Lou Anders presents a Frostborn Reading and Game Night

10/09/2014 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)

Calling young gamers: come meet author Lou Anders, learn about the Viking-inspired adventure Frostborn, and play the game that goes along with the book! Recommended for ages 8 and up, open to all.

Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

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Frostborn Cover Image
By Lou Anders, Justin Gerard (Illustrator)
Email or call for price and availability
ISBN: 9780385387781
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 5th, 2014

Fantasy fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series will embrace this first novel in an adventure-filled, Viking-inspired series by a debut author.
Meet Karn. He is destined to take over the family farm in Norrongard. His only problem? He d rather be playing the board game Thrones and Bones.


JC: Learn Dothraki with David Peterson

10/08/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. (GMaps)

Linguist David Peterson is best known for creating the Dothraki language for HBO’s Game of Thrones, and now he’s written the book on it. Join us for a lesson in Dothraki followed by a Q&A and signing. Dragons welcome.

Living Language Dothraki: A Conversational Language Course Based on the Hit Original HBO Series Game of Thrones Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780804160865
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Living Language - October 7th, 2014

Fans of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones can now learn the Dothraki language. Written by David J. Peterson, who developed the language for the HBO series, Living Language Dothraki will arm you with enough vocabulary and grammar to have a complete conversation in Dothraki. Me nem nesa!*


JC Science Book Group: Naked Statistics

10/27/2014 - 6:00pm

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393347777
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 13th, 2014

Once considered tedious, the field of statistics is rapidly evolving into a discipline Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, has actually called "sexy." From batting averages and political polls to game shows and medical research, the real-world application of statistics continues to grow by leaps and bounds. How can we catch schools that cheat on standardized tests?


JC: All About Downtown Street Fair

09/20/2014 - 11:00am to 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City store.Swing by our table at the All About Downtown street fair for a look at our bestsellers, staff favorites, and local interest books. The cafe will be providing a selection of tasty treats and Stumptown cold brew coffee, and there'll also be guest booksellers-for-a-day from our friends at Book Riot!

No Slam Dancing, No Stage Diving, No Spikes: An Oral History of the Legendary City Gardens Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780991344703
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Published: Diwulf Publishing - March 31st, 2014

How did a lifeless, concrete bunker in Trenton, New Jersey become a cornerstone of the underground music scene? How did a club stuck between nowhere foster an atmosphere of creativity and promote a vibrant music scene ready to explode? Simply: with dedication, drive and passion.


Legendary Locals of Jersey City Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467100922
Availability: Special Order: Please email for availability
Published: Legendary Locals - January 20th, 2014

From its primordial inception as a Dutch trading post on the left bank of the Hudson River to its late-19th-century reign as one of the world's great industrial centers and transportation termini, Jersey City has always been a city about people the bold pioneers who reshaped its forested hills and elevated landscapes into a major municipality brimming with immigrant-filled neighborhoods, from whic


The History of Diners in New Jersey (American Palate) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781609498221
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: History Press (SC) - September 24th, 2013

The silver Airstreams and neon signs of the classic American diner brighten New Jersey's highways and Main Streets. But the intrinsic role they have played in the state's culture and industry for more than one hundred years is much more than eggs-over-easy and coffee.


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