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April 2019

A Conversation with Heather Hansen, Author of The Elegant Warrior

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Join author Heather Hansen as she talks about her new book, The Elegant Warrior. Life is full of trials, and sometimes you need a warrior spirit to overcome them. As an award-winning attorney, Heather has spent over twenty years fighting on the battlefields of the courts―but even in her fiercest clashes, she’s remained true to herself and her principles. She shares her journey to becoming an Elegant Warrior, and imparts the wisdom she’s learned from her decades on the bar. This motivational book for…

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May 2019

Book Launch with Stephen Senturia

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

              Join Stephen Senturia for the launch of his latest book, Cross Purposes, published by FriesenPress. RSVP here.  About Cross Purposes Professor Martin Quint and his wife Jenny have moved to Brimfield Junction, Maine, where Martin teaches at Bottlesworth College. Summer is coming, and Martin is about to start his groundbreaking book on the essential role of live conversation in education. But life intervenes, not just the ordinary work-family challenges, but intrusions from all sides,…

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More Than Words Training Institute

May 7 - May 9
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
$499

To affect sustained social change for our most vulnerable, we must disrupt the traditional social service model and move toward a more effective one of social enterprise. The More Than Words (MTW) 3 day training will dive deep into 3 foundational areas vital to empowering individual transformation through social enterprise. A deep understanding of why work-based social enterprise is such an empowering vehicle for youth transformation and growth An even deeper look into the nuts and bolts of how to…

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Book Talk, Lunch & Learn with Anna Foster

May 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
$18

Are you living a Mindful, Happy and Intentional Life? Are you an entrepreneur, considering entrepreneurship or managing a small organization? This guide and workbook is for you. Join Anna Foster, for a discussion and talk on Saturday, May 11 at More Than Words. Anna will share valuable information from her new guide and workbook, titled The Entrepreneur's Guide & Workbook: For Mindful, Happy & Intentional Living. A short guide to a long life! This one-hour Book Talk, Lunch & Learn…

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Book Talk with Comics Creators Ezra Claytan Daniels + Ben Passmore

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
More Than Words Warehouse Bookstore, 242 East Berkley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Join us for an evening with award-winning comics creators Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul) and Ben Passmore (Your Black Friend). Passmore and Daniels will discuss the genesis of their new original graphic novel, BTTM FDRS, which combines sci-fi and horror tropes, with the all-too-real nightmares of gentrification and cultural appropriation. Once a thriving working-class neighborhood on Chicago’s south side, the “Bottomyards” is now the definition of urban blight. When an aspiring fashion designer and her image-obsessed BFF descend upon the hood in search of cheap rent, they…

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Book Talk with Comics Creators Ezra Claytan Daniels + Ben Passmore

Join us for an evening with award-winning comics creators Ezra Claytan Daniels (Upgrade Soul) and Ben Passmore (Your Black Friend). Passmore and Daniels will discuss the genesis of their new original graphic novel, BTTM FDRS, which combines sci-fi and horror tropes, with the all-too-real nightmares of gentrification and cultural appropriation. Once a thriving working-class neighborhood on Chicago’s south side, the “Bottomyards” is […]

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