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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Local History Evenings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Wednesday, September 30th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 25
Wed Dec 30
Icon of the event Ian Brown
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

From the author of the award-winning The Boy in the Moon comes a wickedly honest and brutally funny account of the year in which bestselling author Ian Brown truly realized that the man in the mirror was actually…sixty. Book ...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines & Urban Forests
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Jason Ramsay-Brown, author of Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests has been exploring and photographing Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join him for a visual presentation that will reveal some of the city's hid...

Icon of the event Rosemary Sullivan
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Rosemary Sullivan. Investigating many previously unsolved mysteries across a sprawling historical, political and geographical canvas, Sullivan sets out to debunk the numerous myths surroundi...

Icon of the event Don Gillmor
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents Don Gillmor in conversation on his new novel, Long Change. Fleeing his violent, Pentecostal father, as well as a crime he committed in the parking lot of the first bar he ever entered, this ...

Icon of the event Author reading - Ken Newton, Ann Ball, William New: Junction Book
Thu Nov 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The novel, set in West Toronto in 1951, is the tale of three private eyes working on the murder case of the Junction's bookmaker's youngest son. The trio will venture to the shadiest part of Toronto's Junction,and experience ...

Icon of the event Beth Powning
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Runnymede

! The eh List Author Series presents Beth Powning and her new novel, A Measure of Light. Bringing her trademark elegance and insight to the life of an extraordinary historical figure, Mary Dyer, a seventeenth-century Puritan ...

Icon of the event The Toronto Carrying Place: Rediscovering Toronto's Most Ancient Trail
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

The Toronto Carrying Place documents author Glenn Turner's three-day walk along the route of the old portage from Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe, searching for traces of the path and for its influence on today's cityscapes and l...

Icon of the event Author Jasmine D'Costa on her new book Branded a Baby Killer
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Downsview

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....

Icon of the event Plum Johnson
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Plum Johnson and her 2015 RBC Taylor Prize winning memoire, They Left Us Everything; a story of a disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years' worth of s...