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Icon of the event CANCELLED - Meet Jaspreet Singh, Author of Helium
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Port Union

Told from the perspective of Raj, an Indian-born man living in Ithaca, New York, Helium is a novel that confronts one of the most shocking moments in the history of India: the massacre of Sikh citizens by government-incited m...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Perrine Leblanc - Kolia
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Northern District

Kolia is a novel about a Soviet labour camp survivor who overcomes his past and succeeds as a circus performer until the collapse of the Soviet Union. The novel was winner of the Governor General's award for French Fiction, t...

Icon of the event Meet Author Kim Thompson
Wed May 14, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

Come and join Silver Birch Nominee, author Kim Thompson, as she speaks about her books and being a Children?s writer....

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Elspeth Cameron - Aunt Winnie
Thu May 22, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Northern District

Winnie, Elspeth Cameron?s aunt, lived in Rosedale with her family in the 1910s. Over the course of her life, she saw the city change from an English and Scottish bastion with horse-drawn buggies, to a multicultural city whe...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Perrine Leblanc - L'homme blanc
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Northern District

L'homme blanc, c'est Kolia, élevé dans les prisons de Staline. Grâce à Iossif il survivra et à sa sortie il réussira à intégrer un cirque à Moscou où il deviendra clown. Ce premier roman de Perrine Leblanc a gagné le Prix du ...

Icon of the event Peak Learning. Philosophy.Descartes. Professor Jonathan Salem- Wiseman.Humber.
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

Descartes and the Quest for Certainty...

Icon of the event Cathy Marie Buchanan discusses The Painted Girls
Tue Apr 22, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Deer Park

The Painted Girls was inspired by Edgar Degas's famous sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. Cathy Marie Buchanan will discuss the story behind the sculpture and how she came to write a fictionalised account of the life of ...

Icon of the event Author Reading. Roberta Rich discusses The Harem Wife
Thu May 15, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Roberta Rich discusses The Harem Wife. Amazon talks of it an...

Icon of the event Author Reading. Jane Christmas reads from  And Then There Were Nuns
Thu Apr 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

"Bestselling author Jane Christmas decides to enter a convent to discern whether she is, as she puts it, ""nun material."" But just as she convinces herself to take the plunge, her long-term partner, Colin, surprises her with...