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Icon of the event STAR TALKS: Alexander McCall Smith (RUSH SEATS ONLY)
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series in conversation about his new novel, and adventures in the Italian countryside....

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Dr. Danielle Martin
Tue Nov 07, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Danielle Martin is a family doctor who practices in the Family Practice Health Centre at Women's College Hospital, where she is also the VP of Medical Affairs & Health System Solutions....

Icon of the event Open Mic Night With Special Guest, Olive Senior
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Are you a writer with work that should be heard? Read at our open...

Icon of the event A Calendar of Northern Fables with John T. Syrtash
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library where John T. Syrtash will be speaking about his debut novel, A Calendar of Northern Fables. November 1, 2017, 7-8 p.m., Room B. Call 416-395-5440 for more information. Drop in. No registration...

Icon of the event Maximum Canada
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Award-winning author and Globe and Mail feature columnist Doug Saunders on how 100 million Canadians will overcome our colonial past and build a more prosperous future, and his new book,...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Nov 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Karen Smythe and Kasia Jaronczyk read from their work. A PEN Empty Chair event.

Icon of the event Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Tue Feb 13, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Sean Cooper made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just three years prior. In Burn Your Mortgage, Cooper's extreme achievement is made accessible as the acclaimed persona...

Icon of the event Matthew Weiner: Heather, The Totality
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The creator of Mad Men presents his first novel, Heather, The Totality, the chilling tale of a privileged family and a dangerous young man....

Icon of the event Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi
Mon Nov 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Historian Thomas Weber discusses his latest book, Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi, which explores how Hitler transformed himself from a feckless and socially awkward young man from a provincial backwater to the Nazi par...

Icon of the event Extinction and Resurrection
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eglinton Square

What happens when you try to recreate a woolly mammoth - fascinating science or conservation catastrophe? Acclaimed documentarist and science writer Britt Wray, takes a provocative look at de-extinction, analyzes the principl...