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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Significant Western Architects. Mies van der Rohe with Marta O'Brien
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Join Marta O'Brien, lecturer at University of Toronto and Ryerson University with degrees in Architecture and Environmental Studies as she explores the legacy of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, one of the pioneering masters of mode...

Icon of the event The Toronto Carrying Place: Rediscovering Toronto's Most Ancient Trail
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Toronto Carrying Place documents author Glenn Turner's three-day walk along the route of the old portage from Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe, searching for traces of the path and for its influence on today's cityscapes and l...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

The S,M,L tour is in town! Come hear Nicholas Power, Lillian Necakov and Jim Smith read at this special Boneshaker.

Icon of the event Plotting: Yes, You Can Finish That Novel!
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting a novel is easy. It?s the finishing that?s hard! This workshop will not only teach you ways to firm up a sagging middle, you?ll also learn techniques for juggling subplots and secondary characters so you can finally ...

Icon of the event Beth Powning
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

! The eh List Author Series presents Beth Powning and her new novel, A Measure of Light. Bringing her trademark elegance and insight to the life of an extraordinary historical figure, Mary Dyer, a seventeenth-century Puritan ...

Icon of the event Author Reading - Ken Newton, Ann Ball, William New: Junction Book
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

The novel, set in West Toronto in 1951, is the tale of three private eyes working on the murder case of the Junction's bookmaker's youngest son. The trio will venture to the shadiest part of Toronto's Junction,and experience ...

Icon of the event Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King
Tue Nov 03, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join Terry Reardon who will be speaking on his book "Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King, 'So Similar, So Different' which explores the relationship between the two men, with emphasis on the role of Canada in WWII. The Forew...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting with Guest Speaker
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Barbara Dickson presents: The Story of the Women Employed at GECO during World War II in the Scarborough Munitions Plant.

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Lana Pesch and Heather Cadsby read.

Icon of the event Ten Women Who Changed Toronto
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

In celebration of Women's History Month, Pat Staton presents a talk inspired by her recent book, "Toronto Women: A Walk Through History". The book features eight neighbourhood walks, with maps, and brief biographies of more t...