Author Talks & Lectures

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Labour and work occupy a fascinating but hidden position in the makeup of Pride and Prejudice. This lecture considers the paternalistic role of the country estate holder and looks at changes to the British working world brou...

Mon Jun 03, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Join our discussion with Arif Anwar, author of The Storm. Arif was born in Chittagong, Bangladesh, just miles from the Bay of Bengal. He previously worked for BRAC, one of the world's largest non-governmental organizations, o...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Max Porter is the award-winning author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers. His new book, Lanny is the story of a young boy, and his family, and the village in which they live. It is also the story of Dead Papa Toothwort, a m...

Wed Mar 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Alan Dustin is an investment advisor with over 25 years experience and his book, How to Profit From the Next Bull Market, is a complete resource for Canadians seeking to master the stock market and secure their financial futu...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Christopher Moore presents:Three weeks in Quebec City 1864. How we got our constitution and why it matters.

Fri Mar 08, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us on International Women's Day to connect with your inner power and take charge of your well-being. Learn how to transform your lifestyle, increase your motivation, set goals, commit to daily self-care and spirituality ...

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Helen Oyeyemi is the author of the story collection What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, along with five novels, most recently Boy, Snow, Bird, which was a finalist for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She was the recipient ...

Mon Mar 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

The CSI-ing of Real Crime Investigation and Prosecution. How crime fiction novels, movies and television shows impact real life investigations.

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Valeria Luiselli is one of Mexico's most innovative young writers. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, Luiselli appears to discuss her new book, ...

Wed Mar 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

The phenomenal success of graphic narratives in recent years owes much to the presence of female cartoonists. Bestselling comics such as Alison Bechdel's ...