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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 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 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 Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Apr 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Kelly Wilkinson presents: History of Canadian Broadcasting.

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting with speaker
Tue Feb 23, 2016 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. Jason Ramsay-Brown presents: Toronto's Urban Ravines and Urban Forests: Their Natural Heritage and Local History.

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 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 Monia Mazigh
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloor/Gladstone

In celebration of International Women's Day, The eh List Author Series presents political activist and author Monia Mazigh in conversation with CBC's Piya Chattopadhyay. Discussing her novel Mirrors and Mirages, a story of in...

Icon of the event George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents Governor-General's Award winner George Elliott Clarke and his latest novel, Motorcyclist. Inspired by Clarke's father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black as ...

Icon of the event Douglas Gibson: Across Canada By Story
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

After more than 40 years in Canadian publishing, Douglas Gibson wrote his first book, Stories About Storytellers, and turned it into a one-man stage show about his experiences with Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacL...