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Icon of the event Alissa York
Wed May 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents the award-winning author of novels Fauna, Effigy and Mercy, Alissa York, on her new novel, The Naturalist, a spellbinding tale of loss, discovery and love set in an epoch when Darwin was res...

Icon of the event Edward Riche
Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents award winning author, producer, and film maker Edward Riche. His latest bitingly brilliant comic novel, Today I Learned It Was You, highlights the drama and dysfunction of local politics, ov...

Icon of the event Tim Falconer: Bad Singer - The Surprising Science of Tone Deafness
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Tim Falconer always wanted to make music, but he's part of the 2.5 percent of the population that is scientifically tone deaf. Many tone-deaf people are indifferent to music, or even actively dislike it, but for Falconer it i...

Icon of the event Epiphany: A Christian's Change of Heart & Mind over Same-Sex Marriage
Mon May 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

With Michael Coren....

Icon of the event Farzana Doctor
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 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 ...

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

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

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women In The Sky
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Join author Elizabeth Muir as she discusses her book Canadian Women In The Sky: 100 Years Of Flight, which tells the story of how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewa...

Icon of the event Uptown at the Salon Presents: Chris Cleave
Tue May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Meet Chris Cleave, The New York Times bestseller and critically acclaimed author of "Little Bee" on his newest book, "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven". Q&A and book signing to follow....

Icon of the event Douglas Gibson: Across Canada By Story
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

After more than 40 years in Canadian publishing, Douglas Gibson wrote his first book, Stories About Storytellers, and turned it into a one-man stage show about his experiences with Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacL...

Icon of the event Raising Butterflies
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Imagine holding a monarch butterfly in your hand! Author and educator Carol Pasternak will delight you with details of this incredible insect's life and challenges. You'll learn how to raise monarchs, as well as how to attrac...