Jersey City

JC: Lev Golinkin presents A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

11/04/2014 - 7:30pm

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

Lev Golinkin presents his darkly comic memoir of being a child in the final decade of the Soviet Union and his struggle to confront his past and track down the strangers who helped him escape. He’ll be reading, answering questions, and signing books. He'll be in conversation with Helene Stapinski (Five-Finger Discount).

A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385537773
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Published: Doubleday Books - November 4th, 2014

" A] hilarious and heartbreaking story of a Jewish family's escape from oppression."--The New York Times


JC Graphic Novel Book Group: The Shadow Hero

09/08/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

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By Gene Luen Yang, Sonny Liew (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596436978
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: First Second - July 15th, 2014

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and is a MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of what's popularly known as the MacArthur "Genius" Grant.

A New York Times bestseller


JC Mystery Book Group: In the Woods

09/15/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

In the Woods: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143113492
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2008

The bestselling debut, with over a million copies sold, that launched Tana French, author of the forthcoming novel The Searcher and “the most important crime novelist to emerge in the past 10 years” (The Washington Post). 


JC: Amy Stewart-Wilmarth presents Along the Morris Canal

08/06/2014 - 7:30pm

This event will take place at our Jersey City location.

Amy Stewart-Wilmarth presents her new book, Along the Morris Canal, which chronicles the history and preservation of engineering marvel Morris Canal in northern New Jersey. She’ll be reading, answering questions, and signing books. Facebook RSVP encouraged, but not required. 

Along the Morris Canal (Images of Modern America) Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781467121576
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Arcadia Publishing (SC) - July 28th, 2014

Dug by hardworking men in the late 1820s, the Morris Canal is considered to be an engineering marvel. Comprised of 34 locks and 23 inclined planes, it created a waterway from the Delaware River in Phillipsburg, across northern New Jersey, and down into the Hudson River in Jersey City. It was drained in 1924, with its prisms mostly filled in.


JC Short Story Book Group: Birds of America

09/01/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off.

Birds of America: Stories (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307474964
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - January 12th, 2010

“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial…. Stand[s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability.” —The New York Times Book Review

The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today.

New York Times Book of the Year 


JC Mystery Book Group: The Spellman Files

08/18/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off.

The Spellman Files: Document #1 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416532408
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - February 1st, 2008

From the award-winning author of The Passenger comes the first novel in the hilarious Spellman Files mystery series featuring Isabel "Izzy" Spellman (part Nancy Drew, part Dirty Harry) and her highly functioning yet supremely dysfunctional family of private investigators.


JC Science Book Group: Who Owns the Future?

09/22/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off!

Who Owns the Future? Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781451654974
Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - March 4th, 2014

The "brilliant" and "daringly original" (The New York Times) critique of digital networks from the "David Foster Wallace of tech" (London Evening Standard)--asserting that to fix our economy, we must fix our information economy.


JC Much Ado About Classics Book Group: As I Lay Dying

09/16/2014 - 6:00pm

All book group picks are 10% off.

As I Lay Dying (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780679732259
Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more details
Published: Vintage - January 30th, 1991

“I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall.” —William Faulkner on As I Lay Dying
 


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