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Icon of the event Jospeh Kertes
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents award winning author Joseph Kertes discussing his latest novel, The Afterlife of Stars. A beautifully crafted story that burns with intensity and humor, brothers Robert and Attila Beck grabb...

Icon of the event Using Handwriting Analysis to Understand Personality
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Think handwriting is obsolete? According to Clinical Social Worker Annette Poizner, your handwriting is richly expressive of who you are. In this fascinating presentation, you will analyze celebrity signatures and find out fo...

Icon of the event Edward Riche
Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents award winning author, producer, and film maker Edward Riche. His latest bitingly brilliant comic novel, Today I Learned It Was You, highlights the drama and dysfunction of local politics, ov...

Icon of the event Lactivism with Courtney Jung
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Barbara Frum

Breastfeeding has become a moral imperative for new mothers. But are women being sold a bill of goods about the merits of the practice? University of Toronto professor Courtney Jung offers a critique of how breastfeeding ...

Icon of the event Sally Christie
Thu Apr 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents Sally Christie and The Rivals of Versailles, the second installment of The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy. Filled with conniving politicians and hopeful beauties, the court of Louis XV co...

Icon of the event Author Visit:  Valerie Sherrard
Mon Apr 11, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Pape/Danforth

Meet Valerie Sherrard, author of Rain Shadow, nominated for the 2016 Silver Birch Fiction award....

Icon of the event Alissa York
Wed May 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents the award-winning author of novels Fauna, Effigy and Mercy, Alissa York, on her new novel, The Naturalist; a spellbinding tale of loss, discovery and love set in an epoch when Darwin was res...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women In The Sky
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Join author Elizabeth Muir as she discusses her book Canadian Women In The Sky: 100 Years Of Flight, which tells the story of how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewa...

Icon of the event New Faces of Fiction: Gary Barwin and Lynne Kutsukake
Thu Apr 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents Gary Barwin and Lynne Kutsukake as the New Faces of Fiction. Debut novels by these rising literary stars dazzle readers with tales of poignant sparks of resilience, compelling examination o...

Icon of the event Barry Moser
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barbara Frum

The eh List Author Series presents award winning illustrator Barry Moser. His new book, We Were Brothers, renders the memories of his youth on his quest to understand how he and his identically raised brother could have becom...