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Icon of the event A Doctor's Guide to Alternative Medicine:  What Works, What Doesn't and Why
Wed Mar 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Dr. Mel Borins discusses his new book, for patients and physicians alike, on which alternative treatments work, which don't and, according to the latest scientific research, why they do and don?t. This presentation will be o...

Icon of the event Sandra Martin
Tue May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award winning journalist and broadcaster Sandra Martin to discuss her latest book, A Good Death. Following the landmark decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, Martin charts the morally con...

Icon of the event The Killing Game: A Reading with Mark Bourrie
Mon Apr 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

On January 21st, 2015, a pro-ISIS Twitter account reported that John Maguire, a 23 year-old from the Ottawa Valley town of Kemptville, had been killed fighting Kurds in the Syrian city of Kobani. A few weeks before, Maguire h...

Icon of the event Ann Walmsley
Tue Apr 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Ann Walmsley, a daring journalist who goes behind bars to explore the redemptive power of books with bikers, bank robbers, and gunmen. Her new book, The Prison Book Club, follows six of the ...

Icon of the event Monia Mazigh
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of International Women's Day, The eh List Author Series presents political activist and author Monia Mazigh in conversation with CBC's Piya Chattopadhyay. Discussing her novel Mirrors and Mirages, a story of in...

Icon of the event My Personal Journey Investigating Animal Farms
Wed Apr 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Sonia Faruqi will read from her book "Project Animal Farm" and discuss her experiences investigating animal farms around the world. Sonia lived with farmers, hitchhiked with strangers, and risked her life. Over the course of...

Icon of the event Diane Schoemperlen
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents award winning writer Diane Schoemperlen. Her latest book, This Is Not My Life: The Story of My Prison Years, is a candid, often wry, and sometimes disturbing memoire following six turbulent,...

Icon of the event Peter Behrens
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author Peter Behrens and his new novel Carry Me. Set in Europe between the violent years of 1914 and 1938, this is the story of German-Irish Bill and the German-Jewish Baron's ...

Icon of the event The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 with Philippa  Sheppard
Thu May 26, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Leading Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro has crafted a compelling account of the exciting events of 1606 in England. The year of the Gunpowder Plot and a terrible plague outbreak was also the year that London's foremost play...

Icon of the event Will we have enough? Resource Scarcity and Sustainability
Wed May 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

Professor Ingrid Bryan, author of "Are We Running Out?", addresses the critical issues of resource scarcity and the sustainability of global resource use. World population will exceed nine billion by 2050. Will there be enoug...