Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Feb 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Claire Booth is an entrepreneur, speaker and author. In her new book, The Achiever Fever Cure, she shares her journey of self-transformation, and explains how to find joy and peace of mind, without losing your edge. ...

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...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Michael Pawlowski presents Niagara Black Waters Flow Deep, an historical account of Solomon Moseby's flight from slavery in Kentucky in 1837, his experience with freedom in Canada, seizure by American bounty hunters and the r...

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 ...

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Crime Fiction Series and Why They Work So Well.

Tue Apr 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Esi Edugyan is the internationally renowned author of Half-Blood Blues. Her most recent novel Washington Black is an original novel of slavery and freedom, which won the 2018 Giller Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booke...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In 1971, the bestselling memoir The Happy Hooker by Xaveria Holland proposed that sex work was a job, not a crime or vice. By refusing to tell the standard story of the prostitute as victim or criminal, Hollander challenged...

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Thu Mar 07, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

In Celebrating International Women's day join us for a presentation from author Anubha Mehta. Peacock in the Snow is the story of a woman's journey across continents, cultures and generations to find love and hope. There will...

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...