Jersey City

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

03/11/2015 - 6:00pm

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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

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A Doll's House and Other Plays Cover Image
By Henrik Johan Ibsen, Peter Watts (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780140441468
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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.


JC Mystery Book Group: Yellow Dog

01/19/2015 - 6:00pm

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The Yellow Dog (Inspector Maigret #5) Cover Image
By Georges Simenon, Linda Asher (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780141393476
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

“One of the greatest writers of the twentieth century . . . Simenon was unequaled at making us look inside, though the ability was masked by his brilliance at absorbing us obsessively in his stories.” —The Guardian


TO BE RESCHEDULED: JC Kids: Adding Magic to Your Writing with Alison Ruth

01/27/2015 - 4:00pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

Author of the YA novel Near-Mint Cinderella Alison Ruth is here to help little wordsmiths learn how to write magical characters and worlds! She’ll discuss how even the wildest creatures can be made believable, using the writer's craft. Recommended for kids age 8 and up.

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JC: Cross Poetry Reading Series

01/04/2015 - 5:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

New Jersey and New York poets unite for the first edition of the Cross Poetry Series. Join us every other month as budding and established poets from the area share their works with us.

Gregory Crosby is the author of the poetry chapterbook Spooky Action at a Distance (2014, The Operating System); his work has appeared in Court Green, Epiphany, Sink Review, Rattle, and Copper Nickel, among other journals.

JC: Chang-Rae Lee presents On Such a Full Sea

01/21/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

Pulitzer Prize finalist and award-winning author Chang-Rae Lee will be stopping by to celebrate the paperback release of his novel, On Such a Full Sea, with a reading and signing.

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On Such a Full Sea: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594632891
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - December 2nd, 2014

“Watching a talented writer take a risk is one of the pleasures of devoted reading, and On Such a Full Sea provides all that and more. . . . With On Such a Full Sea, [Chang-rae Lee] has found a new way to explore his old preoccupation: the oft-told tale of the desperate, betraying, lonely human heart.”—Andrew Sean Greer, The New York Times Book Review


JC: Ishmael Beah presents Radiance of Tomorrow

01/29/2015 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

Acclaimed author of the bestselling memoir A Long Way Gone and human rights activist Ishmael Beah joins us for a reading and signing in honor of the paperback release of his first novel, Radiance of Tomorrow. He'll be in conversation with Said Sayrafiezadeh, author of Brief Encounters with the Enemy. This event is free and open to the public; you can reserve a seat by preordering Radiance of Tomorrow.

This ticket is good for one seat and one copy of Radiance of Tomorrow, and priority in the signing line.


Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374535032
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - January 6th, 2015

A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone


JC Kids: Fila Antwine presents Curiously Coiled

01/18/2015 - 2:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location. 

Fila Antwine presents a Curiously Coiled storytime and kids mixer to promote diversity and confidence. Recommended for kids age 3 to 7, open to all ages!

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Curiously Coiled Cover Image
$12.97
ISBN: 9780692230046
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Strengthening Her Essence - August 7th, 2014

Milani loves her hair almost as much as she loves bedtime talks with mommy. She wonders why her hair is so curly and mommy's isn't. Milani curiously questions mommy all night until she's tucked in for sweet dreams. In the end, both Milani and mommy get surprising answers Curiously Coiled is a story of childhood curiosity and discovery.


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