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Icon of the event Craig Davidson
Thu May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents bestselling author Craig Davidson?s new book, Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving Kids on the School Bus 3077. Based on the author?s year driving a special needs school bus, this memoir is a ...

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 Anne and Nicholas Giardini
Thu May 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents journalist Anne Giardini and son, Nicholas, on Startle and Illuminate: Carol Shields on Writing. This essential work, drawn by Shield?s daughter and grandson, Anne and Nicholas Giardini, fro...

Icon of the event Lisa Moore
Mon May 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

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 The Reality and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join Professor Allan Weiss, York University, author of mainstream/literary, science fiction and fantasy short stories, for a discussion on the meaning of the phrase The Apocalypse....

Icon of the event Ann Y. K. Choi
Mon May 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents the debut novel by Ann Y. K. Choi. Set in Toronto's Korean community in the 1980s, Kay's Lucky Coin Variety is a bitter-sweet, coming-of-age story as a young Korean girl pursues her dreams t...

Icon of the event Robert J. Sawyer
Mon May 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents the Hugo and Nebula award winning author Robert J. Sawyer. His new sci-fi thriller, Quantum Night, explores the thin line between good and evil that every human being is capable of crossing....

Icon of the event What is our Role? Artists in Academia and the Post-Knowledge Economy
Sat Apr 30, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Research-creation. Practice-led research. Arts-based research. These are some of the terms being deployed within the academy to frame the ways in which practitioners are contributing to the production and dissemination of kno...

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 Rupi Kaur
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Meet the Canadian writers everyone's reading! In celebration of National Poetry Month, The eh List Author Series presents feminist, multi-faceted artist, and poet, Rupi Kaur, discussing Milk and Honey- a collection of poetry ...