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Harlan Coben talks indie bookstores


#1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben (Missing You, Stay Close) shares his insights about independent bookstores like [words] Bookstore.

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Anne Lamott: Everything I Know About Writing in 5 Minutes


During her signing event for Stitches, New York Times bestselling author Anne Lamott described everything she knows about writing – in less than five minutes!  Check it out!

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Peter Yarrow sings Puff the Magic Dragon


Legendary folk singer Peter Yarrow, of Peter Paul & Mary, sings Puff the Magic Dragon with children from Maplewood and surrounding communities.

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Garrison Keillor speaks at [words]


Garrison Keillor brought his folksy charm to [words] to discuss his childhood in Minnesota and his book A Christmas Blizzard.  Watch it here!

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Sharp’s Dictionary of Power and Struggle

with author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Dr. Gene Sharp

Dr. Sharp joins [words] via video conference to discuss his internationally celebrated work on peaceful transitions to democracy.

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The Thank You Economy

with author Gary Vaynerchuk

Wine Library manager and prominent local author Gary Vaynerchuk speaks about harnessing the power of social media to grow a business in innovative ways.

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with author Katherine Ellison

Catherine Ellison talks about her book Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention. She relays touching personal moments from her life raising a child with an attention deficit disorder.

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A Double Life

Lisa Catherine Harper at [words]

“People always told me becoming a mother would be hard, but nobody told me it would be interesting!” A Double Life is available now! Watch the author discuss the book here.

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