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Author Talks & Lectures

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 Reading: Eva Stachniak
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Author Eva Stachniak will discuss and read from her new novel The Chosen Maiden.

Icon of the event The Tamil Dream with Author Koom Kankesan
Tue Feb 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

The Tamil Dream is a new novel that examines the school year leading up to the Tamil protests in 2009 that blockaded University Avenue and later the Gardiner Expressway. It looks at the Tamil community in Scarborough and Toro...

Icon of the event The World of Bees
Sat Feb 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

The authors of "The World Inside and Around a Beehive" book series invite aspiring beekeepers of all ages to this free information session on starting a small scale home apiary....

Icon of the event Heather O'Neill: Hotels, Orphans, Geniuses
Wed Feb 08, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The author talks about her latest novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel, which explores the lives of two misfit orphans in early 20th century Montreal....

Icon of the event So You Want To Be An Active Investor with Author Sarah Potter
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Downsview

Learn to build a trading plan for your goals!...

Icon of the event Paul Auster: Birthright & Possibility
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 True Family Wealth with Author Chris Clarke
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

True Family Wealth is an inspiring and practical guide for parents who have achieved financial success, or are on their way to doing so, but now face the concern that their children may not live up to their potential....

Icon of the event Mesdames of Mayhem
Tue Mar 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Mesdames discuss why they write crime fiction, read from their own writings and talk about the challenges facing Canadian crime writers, especially women