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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Author Cordelia Strube
Thu Mar 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Cordelia Strube, Toronto Book Award Winner 2016, author of the acclaimed novel, Lemon, discusses her funny and heartbreaking new book, On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light, a story of love and revelation.

Icon of the event On Migrants and Belonging:  Author Maria Lynch
Tue May 16, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Malvern

Join local Toronto author, Maria Lynch, for an informative talk about her book "Beneath the African Sun." More than a history, it is a migrant's story about family, home, social justice, and what it means to truly belong some...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....