Pavone to appear at Words

Pavone to appear at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Author Chris Pavone will discuss and sign copies of his latest novel, “The Paris Diversion,” a sequel to his award-winning first novel, “The Expats,” at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, on Thursday, May 9, at 7:30 p.m. “The Paris Diversion,” featuring a return of character Kate Moore from Pavone’s first […]

‘Salt in My Soul’ at Words Bookstore

‘Salt in My Soul’ at Words Bookstore

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Visit Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, on Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. to hear Diane Shader Smith discuss her daughter’s memoir, “Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life.” The book was published posthumously after author Mallory Smith died at age 25 from cystic fibrosis. In the memoir, Mallory Smith […]

Essayist to present at Words Bookstore

Essayist to present at Words Bookstore

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — New York Times best-selling essayist Sloane Crosley will be in Maplewood to discuss and sign her latest collection of essays, “Look Alive Out There,” on Monday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. A contributing editor and books columnist for Vanity Fair, Crosley is the author of the […]

Local reporter releases new book on media and news

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

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 […]

Hometown hero discusses new memoir

Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad drops by Words to discuss her path to winning bronze in 2016

Hometown hero discusses new memoir

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad returned to her hometown of Maplewood on just the second day of her book tour to rehash old times with the community and to discuss the trials she withstood to make Team USA in the 2016 Olympics. On July 25, Muhammad promoted her memoir “Proud” — which also has […]

Maplewood man explores AI in the workforce in new book

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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