Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 22, 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 Andrea Baston presents: The riveting tale of the Royal Norwegian Air Force who came to Toronto and Muskoka to train as pilo...

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 Ten Decisions: Canada's Best, Worst and Most Far Reaching Decisions of WW2
Thu Nov 08, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Author Larry D. Rose discusses his new book about the chaos of the Second World War when Canada faced cruel choices, both on the battlefield and in the world of politics. Of all these life-and-death choices, ten stand above t...

Icon of the event Dave Bidini: Midnight Light
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Journalist and bestselling author Dave Bidini presents Midnight Light, a tale about his personal experience living and reporting in the Northwest Territories. Bidini describes the difficult realities of the Yellowknife commun...

Icon of the event Maryam Madjidi : rencontre avec l'auteure
Wed Oct 24, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: City Hall

Venez échanger avec Maryam Madjidi, lauréate du prestigieux Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman en 2017, autour de son travail littéraire. Auteure du très remarqué « Marx et la poupée » (Nouvel Attila, 2017), roman autobiographiq...

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 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?...