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, […]

Daugherty to discuss new book on AI at Words

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood resident Paul Daugherty, the chief technology and innovation officer of Accenture, will be at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave., on Saturday, May 19, at 5 p.m. to introduce his new book “Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI.” The book discusses how organizations can “raise” artificial intelligence to […]

Coben inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame

Coben inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame

ASBURY PARK — Bestselling mystery author Harlan Coben was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame on May 6 at Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park. The author was born in Newark and grew up in Livingston; many of his novels have scenes that take place in and around Essex County, including in South Orange […]

‘Beauty in the Broken Places’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Author Allison Pataki will read from her new memoir, “Beauty in the Broken Places,” on Saturday, May 5, at 5 p.m. at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood. Memoir is usually not the first genre that comes to mind when people think of Pataki — she’s a celebrated, NY Times bestselling […]

Kwame Alexander comes to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning author Kwame Alexander will appear at Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Ave. in Maplewood, on Tuesday, April 3, at 5 p.m. to introduce his new novel, “Rebound.” The children’s author took the literary world by storm in 2015 when he published the predecessor to “Rebound,” his […]

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