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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Giles Blunt
Wed Sep 16, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

The Hesitation Cut: Master crime novelist Giles Blunt is back with a standalone novel of penetrating psychological suspense. Turning the screw tighter on every page, he delivers an intricately plotted story of jealousy and ob...

Icon of the event Kevin Donovan
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
City Hall

Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation: It began only as rumours whispered at dinner parties and women warning others about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then a long Facebook post shocked the world: superstar bro...

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

A Measure of Light: With Beth Powning?s trademark elegance and insight into the hearts and minds of unforgettable women, A Measure of Light brings to life an extraordinary historical figure. Mary Dyer is a seventeenth-century...

Icon of the event Toronto City Hall 50th Anniversary Lecture Series
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
City Hall

This September, come to the Council Chamber of the building itself for this three-part lecture series by noted experts on modern architecture....


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Icon of the event Fantasy Writing Workshop with Robert Priest
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sanderson

Join young adult author Robert Priest for an exciting fantasy writing workshop! Find out how he crafted the world found in his latest book,...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines: A Journey with Author Jason Ramsay-Brown
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Author Jason Ramsay? Brown shares his research and experience of over 100 of the ravines that cut through Toronto. His book, Toronto's Ravines: their natural heritage and local history, will interest anyone with a love for th...

Icon of the event Bill Freeman and The New Urban Agenda: The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
Tue Jul 07, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
City Hall

Award winning author Bill Freeman will talk about his new book...

Icon of the event An evening with Crime Writers of Canada
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Do love a good crime novel?...

Icon of the event Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Mon Oct 05, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Runnymede

Dr. Paul Garfinkel, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), will talk about his book ?A Life in Psychiatry: Looki...