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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Psychiatry and the Business of Madness
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

University of Toronto Professor Bonnie Burstow, author of 'Psychiatry and the Business of Madness', presents a fundamental critique of psychiatry. Burstow makes the case that psychiatry's tenets are unfounded, that psychiatry...

Icon of the event Tim Falconer
Tue Nov 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Author, journalist, and self-confessed "bad singer" Tim Falconer discusses his journey in trying to understand the brain science behind tone-deafness, why we love music, and achieving his personal goal of singing in public. Q...

Icon of the event Mesdames of Mayhem
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

In anticipation of the International Festival of Authors, Mount Pleasant branch will host the crime writers group, the Meydames of Mayhem.

Icon of the event Local Authors Night
Wed Nov 16, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Discover new books by local authors and enjoy an evening of author talks, readings and Q&A. This is your chance to meet and socialize with local authors and fellow readers....

Icon of the event Mystery Panel: Steven Burrows, Suzanne F. Kingsmill and Jeffrey Round
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: City Hall

Murder mystery writers, Steven Burrows, Suzanne F. Kingsmill and Jeffrey Round, on their newest chilling tales Cast of Falcons, Crazy Dead and Endgame. Q&A and book signing to follow....

Icon of the event Trash to Toys with Arvind Gupta
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: York Woods

Arvind Gupta is an engineer and toy inventor from India....

Icon of the event Author Talk: Kat Kruger
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join us for an Author Talk with Canadian writer Kat Kruger, the author of the Magdeburg Trilogy & will be discussing the ins and outs of writing for youth....

Icon of the event James Laxer
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Award winning author of over 25 books, James Laxer, on the influence of political leaders Sir John A. Macdonald, Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln, in the molding of North American during the fiery 1860s, and his new book S...

Icon of the event Alexandra Shimo
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Award-winning journalist and co-author of Up Ghost River, Alexandra Shimo, on the third-world conditions of a northern Ontario First Nations reserve and a million dollar hoax all captured in her new book, Invisible North. Q&A...

Icon of the event A Day in the Life of Leslieville
Sat Oct 15, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jones

Talk and presentation by local photographer Diane Walton....