Author Talks & Lectures

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Humans aren't hard-wired to be good investors: we all have instincts and biases that sabotage the way we manage money.

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Canadian poet Desi Di Nardo will host an interactive discussion and analysis of Canadian poets' works, followed by a personal reading of her own poetry. Participants will also have an opportunity to write their own poetry un...

Thu Apr 18, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Écrivain, poète et universitaire franco-tuniso-canadien, Hédi Bouraoui est né à Sfax, Tunisie. Éduqué en France, il a passé la plus grande partie de sa vie au Canada où il a enseigné à l'Université York, Toronto. ...

Mon Apr 08, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Barry Lopez is an American author, essayist, and fiction writer whose work is known for its humanitarian and environmental concerns. ...

Tue Apr 30, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Using compelling historical evidence, Pascoe discusses his book, Dark Emu, which reveals that Aboriginal systems of food production and land management have been understated in modern retellings of early Aboriginal history--a...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Award-winning poet, writer and teacher, Adam Sol, shares his whimsical book with readers who are afraid they "don't get" poetry but who believe that, with a welcoming guide, they might conquer their fear and cultivate a new a...

Mon Apr 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Andre Dubus III is the author of Dirty Love, The Garden of Last Days, House of Sand and Fog (a finalist for the National Book Award), and Townie, winner of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature.

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ann Hui is The Globe and Mail's National Food Reporter and uses food as a lens to explore public policy, health, the environment, science and technology. Her new book Chop Suey Nation is part family memoir, part social histor...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In luscious prose, the author discusses her book, The Chef's Secret, which serves up power, intrigue, and passion, bringing Renaissance Italy to life in a delectable fashion. ...

Wed Apr 17, 2019 | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Shelley Wood is a writer, journalist, and editor. She appears to discuss her debut novel, ...