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Icon of the event Edward Riche
Wed May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents award winning author, producer, and film maker Edward Riche. His latest bitingly brilliant comic novel, Today I Learned It Was You, highlights the drama and dysfunction of local politics, ov...

Icon of the event Elizabeth Muir: Canadian Women In The Sky
Thu Apr 28, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Join author Elizabeth Muir as she discusses her book Canadian Women In The Sky: 100 Years Of Flight, which tells the story of how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling, first as passengers on planes, then as stewa...

Icon of the event Sally Christie
Thu Apr 21, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents Sally Christie and The Rivals of Versailles, the second installment of The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy. Filled with conniving politicians and hopeful beauties, the court of Louis XV co...

Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Thu May 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Richview

Canada is a country rich in stories, and few take as much joy as Douglas Gibson in discovering them. In "Across Canada by Story" (http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3340936&R=3340936), Gibson brings togethe...

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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 George Elliott Clarke
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

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

Icon of the event Douglas Gibson: Across Canada By Story
Thu May 12, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

After more than 40 years in Canadian publishing, Douglas Gibson wrote his first book, Stories About Storytellers, and turned it into a one-man stage show about his experiences with Alice Munro, Robertson Davies, Alistair MacL...

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 Alissa York
Wed May 04, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

The eh List Author Series presents the award-winning author of novels Fauna, Effigy and Mercy, Alissa York, on her new novel, The Naturalist; a spellbinding tale of loss, discovery and love set in an epoch when Darwin was res...

Icon of the event The Germ Files
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

Microbiologist Jason Tetro will share amazing facts 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 germs for the benef...