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Icon of the event Sexual Diversity and the Sochi Olympics: No More Rainbows
Thu May 08, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Helen Lenskyj's latest book focuses on Russia's 2013 anti-gay...

Icon of the event Cathy Marie Buchanan discusses The Painted Girls
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

The Painted Girls was inspired by Edgar Degas's famous sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. Cathy Marie Buchanan will discuss the story behind the sculpture and how she came to write a fictionalised account of the life of ...

Icon of the event Diana Gabaldon
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The bestselling author of the Outlander saga returns with the latest installment, Written in My Own Heart?s Blood....

Icon of the event Canadian Cinema since the 1980s: At the Heart of the World
Tue Jun 10, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Come and hear how an American became enthralled with our films and what they show of our Canadian identity....

Icon of the event Keep Toronto Reading: Writing About War
Wed Apr 23, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

What's it like to cover war? Join former CBC foreign correspondent Brian Stewart, and Iraqi-Canadian journalist Ayub Nuri as they discuss writing about war with Toronto Star journalist Oakland Ross....

Icon of the event I Found it at the Movies
Thu May 29, 2014 | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Join us for the launch of 'I Found it at the Movies', an anthology celebrating the connection between film & poetry....

Icon of the event Peak Learning. Philosophy.Descartes. Professor Jonathan Salem- Wiseman.Humber.
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Descartes and the Quest for Certainty...

Icon of the event Jan Wong: The Toronto Writers Co-op Interview
Sat May 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Jan Wong discusses the writer's life and craft with host, John Miller. At 19, Jan Wong was one of the first Westerners to study in China. Her book "Red China Blues" -- one of Time's top 10 books of 1996 -- recounts her stor...

Icon of the event Author Reading. Roberta Rich discusses The Harem Wife
Thu May 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Roberta Rich discusses The Harem Wife. Amazon talks of it an...

Icon of the event Author. Anthony De Sa
Tue May 27, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Giller-nominated author Anthony De Sa discusses his latest book "Kicking the Sky". No registration required.