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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Meet author Rosemary Aubert
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Rosemary Aubert is a Canadian-American author, poet, and critic, most known for her Ellis Portal series of crime novels. She won the Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel in 1999 for her book The Feast of Stephen.

Icon of the event  To The Lighthouse
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Local author Janice Kulyk Keefer (The Ladies' Lending Library) will moderate a discussion of Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse....

Icon of the event Virginia Woolf & the Importance of 'A Room of One's Own'
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
High Park

Local author Janice Kulyk Keefer (The Ladies' Lending Library) will speak about the importance of free & equitable access to libraries, specifically pertaining to essayist, critic & novelist Virginia Woolf & A Room of One's O...

Icon of the event Dora Avramis, author of The Buses And Other Short Stories
Thu May 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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 Book Launch for Nora Gold's
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wychwood

Author Nora Gold's new book "The Dead Man" is a novel touched with mystery and romance but deals with the obessive part of love.She will share her experiences writing this novel.

Icon of the event Doug Gibson: Across Canada by Story
Wed Apr 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Douglas Gibson, Alice Munro's editor, brings us new stories about the many famous authors he worked with during his long career as an editor and publisher....

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Thu Apr 07, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wychwood

John Sewell, describes the twelve dynamic years from 1969-1980 when he and other enthusiastic people helped foster change in the political landscape of Toronto .Enjoy his memories of that exciting time.

Icon of the event Tea and Murder
Thu Mar 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Toronto Public Library's Senior Services Specialist Miriam Scribner presents a list of her favourite mysteries.

Icon of the event Pamela Mordecai
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Village

Short-listed for the 2015 Roger Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, author Pamela Mordecai talks about her new novel, Red Jacket. A rich and compelling tale surrounding the mysterious life of Grace Carpenter....