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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event   The Promise of Canada with Charlotte Gray
Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Canadian Portraits with Charlotte Gray...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week - Vera Schiff
Thu Nov 09, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Vera Schiff was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia in 1926. In 1942, the entire Katz family was deported to Theresienstadt, where all but Vera perished. She was liberated by the Soviet Army in May 1945. Vera is the author of the...

Icon of the event Imagining Disaster: Life Aboard the Raft with Professor Duffy
Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Imagining Disaster: Life Aboard the Raft....

Icon of the event Author Visit: Andrew Larsen
Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Meet Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries and hear about philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, who established more than...

Icon of the event Agoraphobes and Broken Bones
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Governor General Award-winning author Nicolas Dickner and critically acclaimed author Martha Baillie on their new novels,...

Icon of the event The Cult of Overwork
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Award-winning journalist Katrina Onstad on the physical, mental and social effects from being overscheduled and overworked, and her new book The Weekend Effect. With Sarah Vermunt, author of Careergasm....

Icon of the event Enduring Wilderness: Toronto's Natural Parklands
Tue Sep 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Toronto's extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often overlooked, neglected, or forgotten. However, the last 25 years has seen these distinctive landscapes rediscovered and e...