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 […]

Book Talk, Lunch & Learn with Anna Foster

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 […]

Book Launch with Stephen Senturia

              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 […]

A Conversation with Heather Hansen, Author of The Elegant Warrior

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. […]

A Conversation with Jody Gastfriend

Caring for an aging parent or family member is an additional job, even if it’s fueled by love. Taking the time to care for yourself is crucial, but it can be difficult to manage your responsibilities at home while meeting expectations at work. Please join us for a lively interview and discussion with Jody Gastfriend, Vice […]