Words Bookstore named finalist for 2020 Bookstore of the Year

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Publishers Weekly announced recently that Words Bookstore in Maplewood has been selected as one of five finalists for Bookstore of the Year. Words was chosen from a group of 2,500 independent bookstores for this recognition. The names of the five finalists were released at the Winter Institute, the annual meeting of the […]

Maplewood author debuts locally set novel

Maplewood author debuts locally set novel

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood novelist Lisa A. Sturm will celebrate the publication of her debut novel, “Echoed In My Bones,” just released by Twisted Road Publications, at an author event on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road, Maplewood.  “Echoed In My Bones” is the story of twin biracial sisters […]

Local reporter releases new book on media and news

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Joe Strupp, of Maplewood, has written his second book, a non-fiction review of the current state of news, titled “Killing Journalism: How Greed, Laziness (And Donald Trump) Are Destroying News And How We Can Save It.” The book, published by Willow Street Press, details what is wrong with today’s news media: not […]

Saber to read from new book at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange resident Brian Saber will read from his new book “Asking Styles: Revolutionize Your Fundraising” on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood. Saber will talk about how the “Asking Styles” can help everyone — staff member and volunteer — be more comfortable and […]

Maplewood man explores AI in the workforce in new book

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood resident Paul Daugherty is exploring artificial intelligence and how it affects the workforce in his new book, “Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI,” which looks at how computers and machines will affect the workforce as technology advances. Daugherty is the chief technology and innovation officer at Accenture, […]

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