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Icon of the event A Special Event with Lawrence Hill
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Lawrence Hill discusses, the book by his late sister, Karen Hill, Café Babanussa is a moving portrait of a young woman's experience of life, love and the shifting tides of mental health in 1980s-era Berlin. Q&A to follow....

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 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 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 Linwood Barclay
Tue Mar 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents the #1 internationally bestselling author Linwood Barclay. His new novel Far From True, the second spine-chilling thriller set in the troubled town of Promise Falls, follows the parallel inv...

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 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 ...

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Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Annette Street

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Icon of the event Farzana Doctor
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Farzana Doctor and her award-winning novel All Inclusive. Blurring the lines between the real world and paradise, and life and death, comes a story about one all-inclusive resort, the ghost ...