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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event John Sewell
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Former mayor John Sewell discusses his new book "How We Changed Toronto: The Inside Story of Twelve Creative, Tumultuous Years in Civic Life, 1968-1980."

Icon of the event Joseph Kertes at Barbara Frum
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 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 Barry Moser
Thu May 05, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 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...

Icon of the event Drew Hayden Taylor
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Join award winning playwright, author, columnist, filmmaker and lecturer Drew Hayden Taylor (Me Artsy and Me Funny) in conversation about Aboriginals' sense of humour. His book "Motorcycles and Sweetgrass" is a story of magic...

Icon of the event Author Talk: Robin Stevenson
Thu May 05, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Robin Stevenson is an award winning Canadian Author of over 18 books for children and teens. She will share her thoughts on writing and talk about her latest book: "Pride: Celebrating Diversity and Community."...

Icon of the event Who Would Do That? Lecture and Book Reading
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come meet fellow book lovers and join author Bette Logan, in her lecture about women who write, visit, and even marry infamous serial killers such as Paul Bernardo and Ted Bundy. Author Bette Logan speaks first hand about her...

Icon of the event Meet Author Kathleen Cook Waldron
Tue May 17, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Author Kathleen Cook Waldron discusses her 2016 Forest of Reading Silver Birch nominated book "Between Shadows" (Coteau Books, 2015). Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Recommended Grades 3-6. Classes are w...

Icon of the event Dora Avramis, author of The Buses And Other Short Stories
Thu May 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Victoria Village

Dora Drivas-Avramis' writing touches one's emotional core, allowing us to intimately understand eternal gratitude and deep bonds, misplaced trust and passionate secrets. Travel back into another time and another place, and ab...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Michael Mirolla and Elizabeth Ross read from their work.