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Icon of the event Author Talk - Jean Marc Ah-Sen
Thu May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join local BookThug author Jean Marc Ah-Sen as he discusses his novel Grand Menteur, set in the secret world of Mauritian street gangs. Mauritian Kreol, English, and French blend together into a heady brew of language in thi...

Icon of the event Diane Schoemperlen
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents award winning writer Diane Schoemperlen. Her latest book, This Is Not My Life: The Story of My Prison Years, is a candid, often wry, and sometimes disturbing memoire following six turbulent,...

Icon of the event Lisa Moore
Tue May 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author, Lisa Moore and her first young adult novel, Flannery. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, empowering and harrowing, sixteen-year-old Flannery Malone takes matters int...

Icon of the event Nazneen Sheikh
Tue May 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents journalist and author Nazneen Sheikh. A riveting and timely story of art, war, greed, and spirituality, her novel, The Place of Shining Light, takes readers on a wild journey from the valley...

Icon of the event Kathleen Winter
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning, best-selling author Kathleen Winter and her new book, Boundless. In breathtaking prose charged with vivid descriptions of the land and its people, this work of nonfiction is a...

Icon of the event Kathleen Grissom
Tue Apr 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents the author of the New York Times bestseller and beloved book club favourite The Kitchen House. Set in 1830, her new novel, Glory Over Everything, continues the story of Jamie Pyke, son of bo...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Mon Apr 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Billie Livingston
Wed Mar 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents acclaimed novelist Billie Livingston. Simmering with dark humor and piercing insights, her new novel, The Crooked Heart of Mercy, is a startling reminder that redemption can be found in the ...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women in the Sky
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear stories of how Canadian women broke through the sky-blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewardesses and pilots, and finally as astronauts....

Icon of the event Monia Mazigh
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of International Women's Day, The eh List Author Series presents political activist and author Monia Mazigh in conversation with CBC's Piya Chattopadhyay. Discussing her novel Mirrors and Mirages, a story of in...