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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event It's All About You: Siddhartha Mukherjee and Personalized Medicine
Mon Oct 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Cutting Edge: Exploring new ideas at the intersection of Health and Technology 2016 Lecture...

Icon of the event Unbuilt Hamilton with Mark Osbaldeston
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Mark Osbaldeston explores 200 years of significant but unrealized building, planning, and transit schemes for Hamilton, Ontario....

Icon of the event Zadie Smith
Tue Dec 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The best-selling author of White Teeth and On Beauty talks about her new novel, Swing Time....

Icon of the event TBA - Consulate of Malta event
Thu Nov 10, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

TBA

Icon of the event Jonathan Safran Foer
Fri Sep 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close on his first new novel in 10 years, Here I Am. With The Globe and Mail's Mark Medley....

Icon of the event The Gifts of the Nile :  Royal Ontario Museum
Tue Oct 18, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Royal Ontario Museum Outreach Committee presents The Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian civilization began about 5,000 years ago along the shores of the Nile River....

Icon of the event Mike Myers
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

One of Canada's most famous sons presents his new book, a funny and thoughtful analysis of being Canadian....

Icon of the event China's Great Leap Forward and Great Famine : Speaking the
Mon Oct 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Ping-Chun Hsiung (University of Toronto) looks at China's 'Great Leap Forward', 1958-62 as a dramatic public policy failure. Economic decline fuelled the Great Famine. In turn, an estimated 33 to 55 million people died. T...

Icon of the event The eh List:  Emma Donoghue
Tue Sep 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian superstar author of Room and Frog Music on her new novel, The Wonder With CTV's Marci Ien. Q&A and book signing to follow....

Icon of the event Carl Hiaasen
Tue Sep 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Miami-based columnist, humourist and author on his new novel Razor Girl. With writer Linwood Barclay....