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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Comic Book Workshop with Eric Kim
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Eric Kim is a comic book artist and illustrator living in Toronto, Ontario. He has created work for many publishers. His latest is Northguard, from Chapterhouse Publishing....

Icon of the event The Patch: The People, Pipelines, and Politics of the Oil Sands
Thu Sep 28, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

The Patch is the story of Fort McMurray and the oil sands in northern Alberta, the world's second largest proven reserve of oil. But this is no conventional story about the oil business. Rather, it is a portrait of the life c...

Icon of the event Patriarchs and Secret Passions
Thu Sep 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

From the author of The Bird Factory, David Layton on his moving new novel about an estranged father and son forced to live under the same roof, The Dictator....

Icon of the event Of Birds and Beetles
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Two books, two animals, two authors and one conversation on the meaning of life, and sustaining life. Featuring Kyo Maclear,...

Icon of the event Maximum Canada
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Award-winning author and Globe and Mail feature columnist Doug Saunders on how 100 million Canadians will overcome our colonial past and build a more prosperous future, and his new book,...