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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Giles Blunt
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The Hesitation Cut: Master crime novelist Giles Blunt is back with a standalone novel of penetrating psychological suspense. Turning the screw tighter on every page, he delivers an intricately plotted story of jealousy and ob...

Icon of the event Mark Sakamoto
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mimico Centennial

Mark Sakamoto discusses his new book, "Forgiveness: A Gift From My Grandparents" at the Mimico Centennial Branch, Tuesday, September 22, 7 p.m....

Icon of the event Kevin Donovan
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation: It began only as rumours whispered at dinner parties and women warning others about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then a long Facebook post shocked the world: superstar bro...

Icon of the event Tween Thursdays: Catherine Rondina
Thu Aug 13, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Author Catherine Rondina will discuss her new book about Food and Poetry from around the World with interactive activities to follow! Ages 8-18. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registrations starts Tuesd...

Icon of the event Lynn Johnston
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston...

Icon of the event Terry Fallis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
City Hall

Poles Apart: Overnight, Eve of Equality, a new feminist blog, becomes a sensation when a wildly popular TV talk show host stumbles upon it, tweets about it, and promotes it on her show. The blog is smart, thoughtful, funny, a...

Icon of the event Mitchell and Greg from AsapSCIENCE !
Thu Aug 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Malvern

Bring your questions, and meet Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the co-creators of the award winning YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE and authors of the new book, AsapSCIENCE Answers to the World?s Weirdest Questions. Most Persiste...

Icon of the event Toronto City Hall 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
City Hall

This September, come to the Council Chamber of the building itself for this three-part lecture series by noted experts on modern architecture....


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Icon of the event  Real Justice: Branded a baby-killer, the Tammy Marquardt story
Wed Nov 11, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Memorial

Based on the testimony of Dr. Charles Smith, formerly of Sick Kids Hospital, Tammy Marquardt spent 14 years in prison for murdering her infant son. Jasmine D?Costa tells the story in her new book, Real Justice: Branded a Bab...