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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Chinese Journalist / Writer / Blogger
Sat May 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Journalist, author, blogger Weiping Jiang will deliver excellent lecture on journalism, censorship, corruption in Mainland China....

Icon of the event A Special Event with Lawrence Hill
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parkdale

Lawrence Hill discusses, the book by his late sister, Karen Hill, Café Babanussa is a moving portrait of a young woman's experience of life, love and the shifting tides of mental health in 1980s-era Berlin. Q&A to follow....

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 Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Mount Pleasant

Join Library staff for entertaining book talks. Refreshments provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 17
Wed Apr 20
Wed May 25
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 Mesdames of Mayhem
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mount Pleasant

Mesdames of Mayhem, sixteen dedicated Crime Writers who share one deadly mission: to thrill readers with passion for Crime Fiction.