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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

The eh List Author Series presents Governor-General's Award winner George Elliott Clarke and his latest novel The Motorcyclist; inspired by Clarke's father, this story follows the travels and romantic exploits of Carle Black ...

Icon of the event Craig Shreve
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The eh List Author Series presents Craig Shreve discussing his latest novel One Night in Mississippi, the story of a young activist who was brutally murdered during the Civil Rights-era. Fifty years later and racked with guil...

Icon of the event The Germ Files
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Microbiologist Jason Tetro is here again to advise us and amaze us about germs. Some items are purely fun, some are there to boggle the mind, some might just save your life. All are designed to improve our relations with germ...

Icon of the event False Nostalgia?
Tue Feb 02, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
York Woods

Journalist, broadcaster, and cultural activist Desmond takes us on a historical walk highlighting the successes, challenges, and progress of Toronto?s black community.

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Dogs and Underdogs
Tue Jan 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Author, historian and animal advocate Elizabeth Abbott shares stories of the dogs in her life and their impact on others in her memoir, Dogs and Underdogs: Finding Happiness at Both Ends of the Leash. A question and answer ...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Dec 15, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Hoa Nguyen and Stuart Ross read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.