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Mon Jul 06, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Dr. Vera Tarman will discuss her latest book 'Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction' which focuses on the experiences of people coping with various forms of food addiction, and provides readers with practical informati...

Icon of the event Bill Freeman and The New Urban Agenda: The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
City Hall

Award winning author Bill Freeman will talk about his new book...

Icon of the event The Art of Story Writing with Eric Murphy
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Parliament Street

Join author Eric Murphy in an exciting writing workshop as he explores the differences between plot and story, the three act structure, character development, the importance of "show don't tell", how to write a great opening,...

Icon of the event Meet Kelley Armstrong!
Wed Jul 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Albion

Get to know the mysterious and fantastical world of bestselling Canadian author Kelley Armstrong as she shares some of her exciting stories. Q&A to follow.

Icon of the event Fantasy Writing Workshop with Robert Priest
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sanderson

Join young adult author Robert Priest for an exciting fantasy writing workshop! Find out how he crafted the world found in his latest book,...

Icon of the event Literary Reading and Book Presentation
Mon Jul 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

"Sharing Spaces Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games: Celebrating the Regional Sports of the Americas". Presentation and readings from a new anthology of writings celebrating the regional sports of the 41 countries participat...

Icon of the event Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts about How Much Water We Use
Wed Jul 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Featuring Stephen Leahy, environmental journalist and author of "Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use to Make Everyday Products."...

Icon of the event Murder and Mayhem between the covers
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairview

Find out how five Crime Writers of Canada authors create crime between the book covers. Nate Hendley, who writes about true crime, and four mystery fiction authors Rosemary McCracken (also moderating), Sharon A. Crawford, Ste...

Icon of the event Murder and Mystery with the Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu Jul 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kennedy/Eglinton

Join the Mesdames of Mayhem who will be discussing their book "Thirteen: An Anthology of Crime Stories". All are welcome!

Icon of the event Star Talks: Mariel Hemingway
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The famed American actor and author on her memoir,...