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Toronto Crime as Local History: Writing Historical Crime Books


Thu Nov 23, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
120 mins


Toronto Reference Library

Author and investigative historian, Peter Vronsky, current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library, leads a panel of Canadian authors (Nate Hendley, Robert J. Hoshowsky, and Lee Mellor) working in the genre of local (Toronto) historical crime, to discuss the challenges of writing in this genre. Hendley is a Toronto-based author who has written a series of true-crime books, Mellor is an Anglo-Canadian writer, investigative criminologist, and chair of the academic committee for the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases (AISOCC), and Hoshowsky is the author of the controversial True Crime books The Last to Die: Ronald Turpin, Arthur Lucas, and the End of Capital Punishment in Canada, and Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases. Drop in. No registration required.

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