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Icon of the event Beth Powning
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

! 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 Legendary Hawker Hurricane Fighter
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Keith Hyde, aviation historian, will present the history of this famous fighter that was designed in the late 1930's, when biplanes still equipped many RAF squadrons. We'll look at the Hawker's design, engine, production and ...

Icon of the event Kate Cayley
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The eh List Author Series presents 2015 Trillium Book Prize winner, Kate Cayley in conversation on her debut, award-winning book, How You Were Born. A collection of short stories, Cayley investigates the bizarre, the tragi-co...

Icon of the event Plotting: Yes, You Can Finish That Novel!
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Starting a novel is easy. It?s the finishing that?s hard! This workshop will not only teach you ways to firm up a sagging middle, you?ll also learn techniques for juggling subplots and secondary characters so you can finally ...

Icon of the event Laundry Lines:  A Memoir in Stories and Poems by Ann Elizabeth Carson
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Toronto author Anne Elizabeth Carson for a reading from her newly-released book Laundry Lines: A Memoir in Stories and Poems, a lively evocation of her aunts and their home in Cheltenham, Ontario which brings to l...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event An Evening with John Sewell
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

John Sewell, a former mayor of Toronto and author presents his latest book, How We Changed Toronto: The inside story of twelve creative, tumultuous years in civic life, 1968-1980, discussing the landmark events and main playe...

Icon of the event An Evening With Peter Kavanaugh: The Man Who Learned To Walk Three Times
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Diagnosed with paralytic polio as an infant, Peter Kavanaugh, whose long career with CBC television and radio programs includes The Journal, Morningside, The Sunday Edition and Ideas, will recount his life lessons, triumphs a...