Kali Fajardo-Anstine: Sabrina & Corina Reading

Join Kali Fajardo-Anstine, author of Sabrina & Corina, a 2019 National Book Award Finalist, for a reading and signing. About this Event More Than Words Presents: Reading & Signing of Sabrina & Corina Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s magnetic story collection breathes life into her Latina characters of indigenous ancestry and the land they inhabit in the American West. Against the […]

Pastry Love: An Evening with Joanne Chang

Join Us Meet & greet with Joanne Chang, James Beard award–winning baker and owner of the beloved Flour bakeries in Boston. Join Joanne Chang, James Beard award–winning baker and owner of the beloved Flour bakeries in Boston, as she launches her newest cookbook, Pastry Love. Hear her story, snag a signed copy of the cookbook, […]

Overtime: Author Talk with John Bacon

Meet John U. Bacon speak about his new book Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football. About this Event Join New York Times Best Selling Author, John U. Bacon, as he speaks about the Jim Harbaugh era in college football. Overtime follows the Wolverine coaches, players, and staffers through the 2018 season, including […]

Forty Dollars and a Brand: Book Event with Denise Kaigler

Forty Dollars and a Brand: Book Engagement Event with Denise Kaigler, Hosted by Smitty Pignatelli & Allyce Najimy Join us for a Q&A facilitated by a More Than Words youth staff member and hosted by Smitty Pignatelli & Allyce Najimy. Hear Denise Kaigler’s first-hand, brand-building stories featuring JAY-Z, Will Smith, Bill Clinton, Beyoncé, and others. Networking • Refreshments […]

Fight Like a Mother: Shannon Watts Book Talk & Signing

Meet Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and author of Fight Like a Mother. About Fight Like a Mother Hear the inspiring story of how Shannon Watts went from stay-at-home mom to “the NRA’s worst nightmare.” What started as a simple Facebook group to connect with other frustrated parents in the wake […]

Master Sergeant Cedric King at More Than Words

Join Master Sergeant Cedric King at More Than Words. Hear him tell his inspirational story and discuss his book. The Making Point. Just 21 months after losing both legs, King completed the Boston Marathon, running on prosthetic blades. He has gone on to compete in a number of physically daunting events, including a 70.3-mile half […]

Meet the Author: Michael Patrick Murphy at More Than Words

Local author Michael Patrick Murphy visits More Than Words bookstore to talk about Neighborhood Lines, his novel based on racial divies and class conflicts of Boston in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. This event is free and open to the public. Neighborhood Lines will be available for purchase.

A Conversation with Karen Mills: Harvard Business School Professor & Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration

More Than Words welcomes author, Harvard Business School professor, and former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Karen G. Mills for a discussion of her new book, Fintech, Small Business & the American Dream. The book details how big data and artificial intelligence have the potential to revolutionize financial services in the traditional banking landscape. Mills takes a comprehensive look at how […]

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 […]