Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event The Colours of Birds with Author Rebecca Higgins
Thu Dec 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Rebecca Higgins is a writer and mental health educator in Toronto. She will be reading from The Colours of Birds, her debut collection of short stories, published by Tightrope Books.

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell: The Spinning Magnet
Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In 2014, science journalist Alanna Mitchell turned her award-winning 2010 book Sea Sick: The Global Ocean in Crisis into a one-woman theatre show, and performed it across Canada to much acclaim. She now presents The Spinning ...

Icon of the event Glynnis MacNicol: No One Tells You This
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Popular feminist writer Glynnis MacNicol presents her memoir, No One Tells You This, where she questions the expectations of marriage and family still placed on women, and reflects on what it means to be a successful woman to...

Icon of the event Jordan Tannahill: Where Does a Body End?
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Known as one of Canada?s most accomplished artists and playwrights, Jordan Tannahill presents his debut novel, Liminal, an exploration of what it means to be human through a 'lushly intelligent' portrait of millennials. In co...

Icon of the event The War Between Mystery Fiction and Literary Fiction
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Is there murder in literary fiction? Character depth in mystery fiction? ...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Back Roads of Ontario.

Icon of the event Renée Pellerin: The Breast Cancer Conspiracy
Mon Oct 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

For decades, women have been told that mammograms save lives. Yet the evidence from many scientists shows that screenings may do more harm than good. So who is causing women and doctors to buy in to the myth of breast cancer ...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Oct 09, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Michelle Colistro and Anubha Mehta read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.

Icon of the event Ocean Protection with Author Sonia Faruqi
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Author of the critically acclaimed book Project Animal Farm, Sonia Faruqi will discuss the importance of ocean conservation and the threats faced by the ocean, including coral reef bleaching and water pollution. These themes ...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Richard Fiennes- Clinton presents: Lost Toronto. A look back at demolished architecture of Toronto.