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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Call Me Pisher: A Madcap Romp Through City Hall
Thu Jan 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

"My grandfather was a horse thief, my grandmother a bootlegger, my father a bookmaker and my brother a scalper; so there was nothing left for me but politics."...

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Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Join us, this Black History Month, as B. Denham Jolly shares with us his Canadian experiences on the road to success, achievement and leadership....

Icon of the event Crime Writers of Canada: Murder in the Afternoon
Wed Apr 11, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Mimico Centennial

Crime authors Mel Bradshaw, Melodie Campbell, Ishara Deen, Elizabeth J. Duncan and Lynn McPherson will speak about their work and writing the crime novel....

Icon of the event Traditional Storytelling with Melanie Florence
Sat Jan 20, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Family Literacy Month at Parkdale! Explore traditional storytelling and folktales with author Melanie Florence, and enjoy a reading from her latest picture book, Stolen Words....

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Jan 09, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Tehmina Khan and Mayank Bhatt read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov. This is a PEN empty chair event.

Icon of the event A Place Near the Front with author William G. Herbert
Sat Feb 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us at Parkdale Branch to hear William G. Herbert read from his latest novel A Place Near the Front....