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Icon of the event Paul Auster: Birthright & Possibility - RUSH SEATS ONLY
Mon Feb 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

One of the world's most widely recognized names in contemporary fiction discusses his new novel, 4 3 2 1, an...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Kelly Mathews presents: Eaton Hall: Pride of King Township.

Icon of the event Author Anica Miter discusses Starbursts of Consciousness, Starbursts of Life
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join author Anica Miter as she discusses her book Starbursts of Consciousness, Starbursts of Life: Answers to All Y(our) Existential Questions. IF you are a sincere seeker of truth about existence, you will find this book ope...

Icon of the event Author Lisa Freeman: She Won't Be Silenced
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

For the past twenty-one years Lisa Freeman has put the trauma of her father's brutal murder behind her and has built a happy, stable life for herself. One day she receives a letter from the Parole Board of Canada and learns t...

Icon of the event Meet local author Ann Birch
Thu Mar 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Join local author Ann Birch who will discuss her novel "The Secret Life of Roberta Greaves" the story of a renowned classics professor whose perfect life is shattered by her husband's suicide and the huge gambling debts he ha...

Icon of the event RBC Taylor Prize Awards
Thu Mar 02, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An evening with the five finalists of the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction. Mark Medley moderates the discussion. In partnership with...

Icon of the event Author Cordelia Strube
Thu Mar 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Cordelia Strube, Toronto Book Award Winner 2016, author of the acclaimed novel, Lemon, discusses her funny and heartbreaking new book, On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light, a story of love and revelation.

Icon of the event Author Luciana Longo
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Richview

Join us for an afternoon with Luciana, author of Si Mangia! Memories, Lessons and Recipes from Italian Immigrant Life. Listen to excerpts from her memoir, enjoy a cooking demonstration and try a trivia contest to win a tirami...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Gary Adler
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join Author Gary Adler for a reading from his YA novel "Epocalypse: Inception", a sci-fi action adventure that is sure to leave you on the edge of your seat! There will also be Q & A as well as the chance to purchase the book...

Icon of the event Drew Hayden Taylor: Take Us to Your Chief
Mon Mar 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drew Hayden Taylor on his new book,...