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Icon of the event Lisa Moore
Mon May 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author, Lisa Moore and her first young adult novel, Flannery. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, empowering and harrowing, sixteen-year-old Flannery Malone takes matters int...

Icon of the event A Special Event with Lawrence Hill
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Lawrence Hill discusses, the book by his late sister, Karen Hill, Café Babanussa is a moving portrait of a young woman's experience of life, love and the shifting tides of mental health in 1980s-era Berlin. Q&A to follow....

Icon of the event Freedom to Read Week: Banned Books
Tue Feb 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Eatonville

Join us for our monthly Tea and Books session, where the topic will be a lively discussion on Banned Books in honour of Freedom to Read Week. Each year, the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compi...

Icon of the event Author Visit with Katherine Govier:
Tue May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Palmerston

Join us for an evening with celebrated Canadian writer Katherine Govier, as she discusses and reads from her new book "The Three Sisters Hotel" (Harper Collins, 2016). Palmerston Library Theatre. All are welcome!...

Icon of the event RUSH SEATS ONLY Daniel Clowes
Mon Feb 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The Academy Award nominated creator of Eightball, Ghost World and Wilson, Daniel Clowes, on his new graphic novel, Patience. With Canadian cartoonist Seth....

Icon of the event Visite d'auteur - Monia Mazigh
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la serie Eh List nous recevrons l'auteur Monia Mazigh. Elle est une militante et une auteure de plusieurs livres dont Du pain et du jasmin et Miroirs et mirages. Elle discutera de ses livres, de l'Islam, de...

Icon of the event Pamela Mordecai
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Village

Short-listed for the 2015 Roger Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, author Pamela Mordecai talks about her new novel, Red Jacket. A rich and compelling tale surrounding the mysterious life of Grace Carpenter....

Icon of the event Rupi Kaur
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Meet the Canadian writers everyone's reading! In celebration of National Poetry Month, The eh List Author Series presents feminist, multi-faceted artist, and poet, Rupi Kaur, discussing Milk and Honey- a collection of poetry ...

Icon of the event Author Visit with Jennifer Robson:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Palmerston

Join us for an evening with Canadian writer Jennifer Robson, as she discusses and reads from her new book "Moonlight Over Paris" (Harper Collins, 2016). Palmerston Library Theatre. All are welcome!...

Icon of the event Rap N' Roll
Mon Feb 22, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Is rap music the new rock n' roll? Why does this music form appeal to a virtual UN of multi-culti audiences across age, race, class, gender and religious designations? Author Dalton Higgins' new book Rap N' Roll looks at th...