Author Talks & Lectures
Sharon Baltman discusses her book entitled, Escape from the Bedside - a gripping memoir tracking her decision to become a doctor in the early days of feminism to her travels across Canada, the US, through Africa and Israel.
Meet immigration lawyer Andy Semotiuk as he reads from his recently published book, A Promise Kept: A Tribute to a Mother?s Love. He traces the life of his mother from her childhood in Eastern Europe, through the World War I...
The author of In a Far Country and The Saffron Gate is back with a compelling historical drama set in 18th Century Portugal. Diamantina is 13 when her father, a Dutch sailor who washed up on the Portuguese island of Porto San...
Alderwood Branch is pleased to present author Simone St. James. Her novel"An Inquiry Into Love and Death" is nominated for the 2014 Forest of Reading Evergreen Award for Adult Fiction. Ms. St.James will discuss her latest wor...
Join us for a detailed, passionate and humourous discussion on the importance of mastering communication skills! Transformational writing teacher; Rosalin Krieger, will dispel myths about writing, speaking and reading.
Award-winning biographer and historian Allan Levine delivers a striking biography of a living city. With the same eye for character and anecdote that made Peter Ackroyd?s London and Colin Jones?s Paris so successful, Levine?...