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Icon of the event  Deer Park Book Club. Contemporary Books.The Clothes on Their Backs. Linda Grant
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Deer Park

Set in 1970s London, The Clothes on Their Backs by Orange Prize winner and Man Booker Prize short listed author, Linda Grant, creates an appealing portrait of Vivien Kovacs, isolated from regular society by her timid Hungari...

Icon of the event Your Truth Matters - Write It Down
Wed Mar 04, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Danforth/Coxwell

Make your life matter--dare yourself to write the truth. Wayson Choy will discuss how he wrote his bestselling memoirs "Paper Shadows" and "Not Yet" by exposing and exploring both his personal and community Chinatown "secrets...

Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Writers' Co-op offers weekly workshops, guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications--your opportunity to polish, publish and perform your work.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Jan 11
Sun Jan 18
Sun Jan 25
Sun Feb 01
Sun Feb 08
Icon of the event Tea and Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

An hour long book talk and get together


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 13
Tue Feb 10
Tue Mar 10
Tue Apr 14
Icon of the event European Book Club
Thu Jan 29, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The European Book Club is a co-operation of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Toronto. Read and discuss books by contemporary European authors, in English translation. This evening, the novel 'The ...

Icon of the event Memoir Club
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Rexdale

Share and improve your memoir writing skills with your writing group.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 20
Tue Feb 17
Tue Mar 17
Icon of the event Tea and Books.
Tue Jan 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Deer Park

Discussion of old and new favourites by staff.

Icon of the event Your Next Read Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Jane/Dundas

Would you like to read and discuss an interesting book each month?...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 07
Wed Feb 04
Wed Mar 04
Wed Apr 01
Icon of the event Une Causerie Littéraire
Tue Feb 10, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Venez découvrir votre prochain coup-de-coeur durant cette discussion de romans classiques, contemporains, et graphiques.

Icon of the event Dennis Bock: The Toronto Writers' Co-op Interview
Thu Mar 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Novelist Dennis Bock discusses the writer's life and craft with host John Miller. Copies of Dennis Bock's books will be available for sale and signing.