SO author to speak at Words

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange author Charles Paikert has co-written a new book on college basketball, “Madness: The Ten Most Memorable NCAA Basketball Finals,” which features the 1989 Seton Hall – Michigan championship game.

He will be reading from the book at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, on Saturday, March 17, at 4 p.m. and will be joined by Bruce Hamburger, an assistant coach on the ’89 SHU team.