Dr. Ron Furguson and Tatsha Robertson: LIVE! With An Author

Parents everywhere have something to learn from co-authors of The Formula: Unlocking the Secrets to Raising Highly Successful Children. See below for some unanswered questions from the live show. So what is more important? Nature or nurture? For one of the most famous scientific studies on twins raised apart, see: Bernard Devlin, Michael Daniels, and…

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Ace Atkins

Thanks to everyone at Raising A Reader MA for asking me to be part of such an amazing program. Keeping up with you guys makes me feel connected to the city of Boston and Massachusetts from afar. I’ve gotten to meet so many wonderful people that give their time to Raising A Reader MA and kids…

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Claire Messud and James Wood

James: As a critic, is it difficult to read criticism of your own work? Does it in any way inform your own approach to criticism?  Yes, it’s made me gentler and kinder over the years — I’m always aware that I have the power to ruin not just someone’s day but potentially their entire publication experience, and faith in…

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Amy Cuddy Presence

World renowned social psychologist Amy Cuddy, PhD joined us on May 19, 2020 on our LIVE! with an Author series. So many incredible insights were gleaned, we decided to share some of our favorites! On the pandemic: It’s unprecedented for most of us to go through something so dramatic…But my experience has been that we…

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David Sinclair holding a book

Thank you all for joining Heidi and me for the special Raising A Reader MA night. It was so much fun and the team at RAR-MA is simply amazing. Please continue to support them – reading is what gives kids a leg up for the rest of their life. David Sinclair on RAR-MA We had…

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Rob Cocuzzo

“I know viscerally how important this program is.  I see how engaged my daughter has become with books and it’s as if when you show a book to a child, they have a molecular connection to it, and to rob them of that it’s such a tragedy. And so the work you are doing is so important…

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Anita Diamant and Hank Phillippi Ryan Books

Raising A Reader MA (RAR-MA) has grown over the years, and with it, the Dinner with an Author gala. Since the event’s inception, Hank Phillippi Ryan and Anita Diamant have been featured authors at the event. Both have a long list of books and an affinity for supporting families to experience the joy of reading.…

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Husbands Carroll Cummings Books

What do a commercial real estate entrepreneur, Catholicism expert and a pitmaster/restaurateur have in common? The understanding of the importance of reading and knowledge in propelling both their careers and personal lives. Bill Cummings, James Carroll and Andy Husbands are supporting Raising A Reader MA as featured authors at the Dinner with an Author gala…

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