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Icon of the event Écrivain en résidence Gaston Tremblay - Qu'est-ce que l'autofiction?
Sat Oct 03, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gaston Tremblay, écrivain en résidence, discutera de l'autofiction dans ces quatre romans, Souvenirs de Daniel, Le Nickel strange, Le langage des chiens et Le grand livre. L'auteur termine le « Prélude » du Grand livre en éc...

Icon of the event Écrivain en résidence Gaston Tremblay - Atelier d'écriture
Sat Oct 10, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gaston Tremblay animera un atelier d'écriture interactif. Flaubert aurait dit « La Bovary, c'est moi. » Pour demeurer fidèle à lui-même, l'auteur est appel à se déplacer, s'exprimer par les actions et les dialogues de ses p...

Icon of the event Patrick deWitt  (ATRIUM)
Sun Oct 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The bestselling author of...

Icon of the event Écrivain en résidence - Table ronde sur la littérature franco-ontarienne
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Gaston Tremblay animera une table ronde ou il proposera une définition de la littérature du vacuum et une typologie de l'écrivain franco-ontarien. Quatre panélistes, de différentes origines, Marguerite Andersen, Didier Leclai...

Icon of the event Janet Evanovich
Mon Nov 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

High octane fun with the #1 New York Times bestselling author on...

Icon of the event Author Visit: Renate Krakauer
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wychwood

The new novel " Only by Blood" by Renate Krakauer is a gripping story that begins during the chaos of World War II in Poland , and ends years later in Canada with a voyage back to Poland to solve a family mystery.Come and lis...

Icon of the event John Irving
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The beloved author of A Prayer for Owen Meany and The Cider House Rules returns with Avenue of Mysteries, a novel of fate and memory. With freelance journalist Tina Srebotnjak....

Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...

Icon of the event Ian Rankin
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The award-winning Scottish crime writer comes to Canada on his 20th Rebus novel,...

Icon of the event The Cutting Edge: Technology- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

No matter how you cut it, technology is woven into the fabric of our lives. We learn with it. We are entertained with it. We study with it. We even socialize through it. We are guided and influenced by it. How do we make...