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Icon of the event Women Who Write
Thu Apr 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Three powerful and accomplished writers, Katherine Ashenburg, Heidi Sopinka and Sarah Meehan Sirk on their recent books: Sofie & Cecilia, The Dictionary of Animal Languages and The Dead Husband Project. Q&A and author signing...

Icon of the event Lyrical Fire, Iconic Poets
Mon Apr 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Two of Canada's most accomplished and decorated poets, A. F. Moritz and Herménégilde Chiasson on their 40+ year career and their new books, ...

Icon of the event Feminist Crossroads with Elizabeth Renzetti
Thu May 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Best-selling author and acclaimed journalist, Elizabeth Renzetti, answers a few questions on feminism, reviews how far women have come - and how far we still have to go - and shares her new collection of essays, ...

Icon of the event Bonnie Stern: Spotlight on Israeli Cuisine
Wed May 09, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Please join us for Bonnie Stern's discussion and presentation of slides from her most recent culinary trip. Not only will she show you why Israeli cuisine has become one of the hottest trends in the international culinary wor...

Icon of the event Alternate Realities with Liz Harmer and Harriet Alida Lye
Wed May 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Award-winning writer Liz Harmer and acclaimed editor and writer Harriet Alida Lye present their seductive and mysterious debut novels, ...

Icon of the event Stories with Maria Mutch
Thu May 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Governor General's Literary Awards finalist Maria Mutch on her startling inventive debut collection of short stories, ...

Icon of the event The Poetry of Joni Mitchell
Sun Apr 29, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The poetry critic of The New Yorker, Dan Chiasson, and Peter Schneider, Executive Secretary and Manager of the Public Lending Right Program at the Canada Council for the Arts, talk about the work and legacy of Canada's "other...

Icon of the event Bangladeshi Love Stories
Wed May 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Described as "riveting," "masterful" and "elegantly-composed," activist Arif Anwar presents his debut novel, ...

Icon of the event Lydia Kwa: Oracle Bone
Tue May 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Writer and psychologist Lydia Kwa on a tale of good and evil, ...

Icon of the event Catherine Rondina Book Launch
Sat Apr 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Come meet award-winning author Catherine Rondina as she unveils her latest book: Carey Price: How a First Nations kid became a superstar goaltender. Be a part of the celebration and purchase a signed copy! This event is for...