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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell and John Geiger
Thu Dec 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The eh List Author Series presents John Geiger with award-winning, Canadian science journalist Alanna Mitchell. The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845?1848 Franklin Expedition. Geiger, CEO of the R...

Icon of the event Star Talks: Michael Connelly
Wed Dec 09, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Harry Bosch teams up with Lincoln lawyer, Mickey Haller in...

Icon of the event John Irving
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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 The Cutting Edge: How to Build a Brain
Wed Nov 25, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chris Eliasmith, Director for the Centre of Theoretical Neuroscience at the University of Waterloo and creator of Spaun, the world?s largest human brain simulation, explains the impact of new biomedical research on human heal...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society meeting
Tue Nov 24, 2015 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting P.C. Richard Baker presents: The History of the Toronto Police Service Marine Unit.

Icon of the event Ian Rankin
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The award-winning Scottish crime writer comes to Canada on his 20th Rebus novel,...

Icon of the event Author Visit:  Andrew Borkowski
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bendale

Join us for a talk and reading by Toronto author, journalist and editor Andrew Borkowski. He will present his book Copernicus...

Icon of the event Carrie Brownstein
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The creator and co-star of the Emmy-nominated Portlandia on self-invention, punk rock and her memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. With The Globe and Mail's Johanna Schneller....

Icon of the event Janet Evanovich
Mon Nov 16, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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High octane fun with the #1 New York Times bestselling author on...

Icon of the event Ken McGoogan
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Meet the Canadian writers everyone's reading! The eh List Author Series presents bestselling author Ken McGoogan. His new book, Celtic Lightning: How the Scots and the Irish Created a Canadian Nation plunges into the perpetua...