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Icon of the event Curtis Sittenfeld
Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The bestselling novelist of Sisterland, American Wife, Prep and The Man of My Dreams on her new novel Eligible, a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. With Chatelaine's Lianne George....

Icon of the event Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Mon Jun 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Inuit activist on The Right to Be Cold: One Woman's Story of Protecting Her Culture, the Arctic and the Whole Planet. With political analyst and former TVO host Allan Gregg....

Icon of the event Nazneen Sheikh
Tue May 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

The eh List Author Series presents author Nazneen Sheikh. A riveting and timely story of art, war, greed, and spirituality, her novel, The Place of Shining Light, takes readers on a wild journey from the valleys of Afghanista...

Icon of the event George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia
Thu May 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia is a brilliant account of his time fighting in the Spanish Civil War. This experience molded Orwell into one of the 20th century's great political writers. The book delivers a devastating...

Icon of the event Anne and Nicholas Giardini
Thu May 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents journalist Anne Giardini and son, Nicholas, on Startle and Illuminate: Carol Shields on Writing. This essential work, drawn by Shield's daughter and grandson, Anne and Nicholas Giardini, fro...

Icon of the event Don DeLillo
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

One of the great American novelists of our time on Zero K, a new novel exploring a secretive, life-restoring medical project....

Icon of the event The Reality and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse
Mon May 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Professor Allan Weiss, York University, author of mainstream/literary, science fiction and fantasy short stories, discusses the phrase 'The Apocalypse'....

Icon of the event Indigenous Writers' Gathering: Honouring the Elders
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Joseph Boyden pays tribute to ground breaking Indigenous writers Lee Maracle and Thomas King. Special guests, drummers and pow wow dancers help celebrate the work of these First Nations icons....

Icon of the event Indigenous Writers' Gathering: Panel Discussion
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A breakout session of the Indigenous Writers' Gathering, Lee Maracle and Joseph Boyden on traditional stories and how we can preserve them and share them in this digital age.

Icon of the event Craig Davidson
Thu May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The eh List Author Series presents bestselling author Craig Davidson's new book, Precious Cargo: My Year of Driving Kids on the School Bus 3077. Based on the author's year driving a special needs school bus, this memoir is a ...