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Icon of the event Diana Gabaldon
Fri Jun 20, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The bestselling author of the Outlander saga returns with the latest installment, Written in My Own Heart?s Blood....

Icon of the event Steven Galloway Book Club
Mon Apr 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Come to the grand finale of our Keep Toronto Reading festival and meet our One Book author, Steven Galloway (The Cellist of Sarajevo). Hosted by Chatelaine's Laurie Grassi....

Icon of the event The 2014 Cameron Hollyer Lecture
Sat May 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Friends of the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection celebrate the new Arthur Conan Doyle Room with a special visit by author Lyndsay Faye. Faye will speak about "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Storytelling and the Passion of the Narrat...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Lisa Moore - Caught
Thu May 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Here are bravado and betrayal, bad weather and seas, love, undercover agents, the collusion of governments, unbridled ambition, innocence and the loss thereof, and many, many bales of marijuana. Here, too, is the seeming invi...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Sandra Gulland - The Shadow Queen
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
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A seductive, gripping novel about the lure and illusion of power and black magic. Paris, 1660. As the daughter of famous actors, Claudette always thought her future lay in the theatre. But a series of chance encounters pull h...

Icon of the event The eh List Author Series: Karen Connelly - Come Cold River
Thu May 08, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Family Matters: Karen Connelly in conversation...

Icon of the event The Treehouse Talks : 3 PEOPLE x 3 TOPICS = 1,000 IDEAS
Fri Jun 13, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Discover new ideas, ways of thinking, and styles of presentation. While our speakers, at first glance, appear to have nothing in common, Treehousers know that where three ideas collide, countless more emerge. For the speake...

Icon of the event Toronto Comic Arts Festival: Day 1
Sat May 10, 2014 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Gather with the greatest assembly of comics authors in the world, including Lynn Johnston (FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, Canada), Jeff Smith (BONE, RASL, United States), est em (TABLEAU NO. 20, Japan) and Christophe Blain (WEAPONS...

Icon of the event Air War on the Western Front, 1914-1918 (KTR)
Thu Apr 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Aviation historian Keith Hyde will discuss how aircraft at the start of WW1, were used to observe troop movement and reconnaissance, leading to aerial combat involving French, British, Canadian and later Americans against Ger...

Icon of the event Mike Holmes
Wed May 28, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The home improvement guru and host of HGTV's Holmes on Homes on his new book The Holmes Manual. With host of The Morning Show on Global, Liza Fromer....