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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Author Reading
Thu Jan 14, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Marilyn Churley, author of Shameless, The Fight for Adoption Disclosure and the Search for My Son. Both a personal and political story, Shameless is a powerful memoir about a mother's struggle with loss, love, secrets, a...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines & Urban Forests
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jason Ramsay-Brown, author of Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests has been exploring and photographing Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join him for a visual presentation that will reveal some of the city's hid...

Icon of the event Rosemary Sullivan
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Rosemary Sullivan. Investigating many previously unsolved mysteries across a sprawling historical, political and geographical canvas, Sullivan sets out to debunk the numerous myths surroundi...

Icon of the event The Heart that Heals Itself
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author Dr. Tina Chadda (MD) will speak about her book and the role of meditation, relaxation, and prayer....

Icon of the event Who Would Do That::  Women Who Develop Love Relationships with Prisoners
Wed Nov 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A presentation by author Bette Logan....

Icon of the event Meet Author Dora Avramis
Mon Nov 02, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Meet Dora Avramis, author of 'The Buses And Other Short Stories'...

Icon of the event North Toronto Historical Local History Evenings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Wednesday, September 30th...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 25
Icon of the event Plum Johnson
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northern District

The eh List Author Series presents Plum Johnson and her 2015 RBC Taylor Prize winning memoire, They Left Us Everything; a story of a disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years' worth of s...

Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto:  John Sewell
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This is the inside story of activist idealists who set out to change the world -- and did, right in their own backyard. By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. Expres...