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Isabel Allende tells Montclair ‘anything can happen’

Isabel Allende discussed her new book "In the Midst of Winter" with Montclair's Christina Baker Kline at Buzz Aldrin Middle School this past Wednesday.

‘The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah talks about his book at Montclair Literary Festival

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Thirty-three years old may seem a little young to write a memoir. But it depends on the life. Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” was born in 1984, during Apartheid in...

Open Book/Open Mind: Katy Tur talks about her new book at Montclair Public Library

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news People need to talk to one another, and listen to one another. That’s the only way we’ll be saved. It was an emotional moment for MSNBC anchor/NBC correspondent Katy Tur as she spoke...

Montclair Public Library: Teresa Vega on saving a sacred space

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news There has been a rash of attacks on Jewish cemeteries in the U.S. in recent weeks, in which hundreds of headstones have been knocked over. Genealogist Teresa Vega takes that news to heart.“It’s...

Massive crowd welcomes Hillary Clinton to Montclair’s Watchung Booksellers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The line literally stretched around the block — and well beyond — for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book signing at Watchung Booksellers Tuesday evening. The former secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate...

Eyes right: Montclair Public Library’s Open Book/Open Mind presents ‘Watched’

'Watched' Presented by the Montclair Public Library and the MPL Foundation Open Book/Open Mind Performed by Theatre 167 Friday, May 19, 7-9 p.m. Montclair High School Little Theatre 141 Park St. Author Marina Budhos in conversation with Arun Venugopal and Imam...

Carrying on, and writing young: Montclair’s Dorothea Benton Frank on her new book

Montclair author Dorothea Benton Frank discusses her new book, "Same Beach, Next Year."

It’s New Jersey, It’s America: Montclair author Thomas Pluck to speak

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news “Bad Boy Boogie,” by Thomas Pluck, takes place in New Jersey. Much of it takes place in Nutley, where Pluck, now a Montclairite, grew up. “The basic story was inspired by news stories...

Fancy Free Bobbi Brown’s father Joe to talk about imagination in Montclair

Joe Brown, father of Bobbi Brown, will speak about his children's books next week. He and Bobbi will also do a Facebook Live.

Culture in brief: Little Read starts today

The Montclair Public Library will hold its ninth annual Little Read weekend on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21, a free children’s read-aloud marathon in a townwide celebration of literacy and community featuring...

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