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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto:  John Sewell
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is the inside story of activist idealists who set out to change the world -- and did, right in their own backyard. By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. Expres...

Icon of the event Rosemary Sullivan
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Rosemary Sullivan. Investigating many previously unsolved mysteries across a sprawling historical, political and geographical canvas, Sullivan sets out to debunk the numerous myths surroundi...

Icon of the event An Evening of Crime at the Yorkville Library
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Four Canadian crime writers read from their latest works: Rosemary Aubert, Sharon Crawford, Nate Hendley,and Robert J. Hoshowsky. Sharon Crawford will interview the panel and a question and answer period will follow....

Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Local History Evenings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Wednesday, September 30th...

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Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 25
Icon of the event Plum Johnson
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Plum Johnson and her 2015 RBC Taylor Prize winning memoire, They Left Us Everything; a story of a disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years' worth of s...

Icon of the event Dogs and Underdogs
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author, historian and animal advocate Elizabeth Abbott shares stories of the dogs in her life and their impact on others in her memoir, Dogs and Underdogs: Finding Happiness at Both Ends of the Leash. A question and answer ...