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Icon of the event Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada
Thu Mar 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Deer Park

Drawing on their new book Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada, Ratna Omidvar and Dana Wagner explore the stories of refugees from around the world who made Canada their home, with a focus on the vulnerabilities an...

Icon of the event Journalists in War Zones with Dr. Anthony Feinstein
Tue Mar 29, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Dr. Anthony Feinstein will discuss how journalists cope psychologically with the dangers they confront in war zones. What motivates them to do such dangerous work? How do the challenges faced by journalists in Iran, Kenya an...

Icon of the event Ann Walmsley
Tue Apr 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Ann Walmsley, a daring journalist who goes behind bars to explore the redemptive power of books with bikers, bank robbers, and gunmen. Her new book, The Prison Book Club, follows six of the ...

Icon of the event Sandra Martin
Tue May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award winning journalist and broadcaster Sandra Martin to discuss her latest book, A Good Death. Following the landmark decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, Martin charts the morally con...

Icon of the event The Killing Game: A Reading with Mark Bourrie
Mon Apr 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

On January 21st, 2015, a pro-ISIS Twitter account reported that John Maguire, a 23 year-old from the Ottawa Valley town of Kemptville, had been killed fighting Kurds in the Syrian city of Kobani. A few weeks before, Maguire h...

Icon of the event Peter Behrens
Tue Mar 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents award-winning author Peter Behrens and his new novel Carry Me. Set in Europe between the violent years of 1914 and 1938, this is the story of German-Irish Bill and the German-Jewish Baron's ...

Icon of the event Farzana Doctor
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

The eh List Author Series presents Farzana Doctor and her award-winning novel All Inclusive. Blurring the lines between the real world and paradise, and life and death, comes a story about one all-inclusive resort, the ghost ...

Icon of the event My Personal Journey Investigating Animal Farms
Wed Apr 06, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North York Central Library

Sonia Faruqi will read from her book "Project Animal Farm" and discuss her experiences investigating animal farms around the world. Sonia lived with farmers, hitchhiked with strangers, and risked her life. Over the course of...

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Tue Jun 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deer Park

The "Bacchae" was the last play of Euripides to be produced before the fall of Athens in 404 B.C. There would be no more great Greek tragedies. In a larger historical context: it has been suggested that the rending and con...