Author Talks & Lectures

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 Coffee and Books with the Deadly Dames
Wed Dec 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a special Coffee and Books program with the Deadly Dames writers group. ...

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 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...