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 East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 27
Tue Jan 29
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 Philippa Dowding Reads from Blackwells and the Briny Deep and Drawing Contest
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Come hear local author Philippa Dowding read from her latest book ...

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. ...

Icon of the event Mélanie Grondin: An Italian master in Canada
Tue Oct 16, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In churches across Canada and New England you can see masterful stained-glass windows and frescoes by Italian artist Guido Nincheri, yet his work is not well known. Mélanie Grondin presents the story of this artist, who moved...

Icon of the event Michael Sims: Frankenstein Dreams
Fri Oct 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In ...

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight
Fri Oct 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

It took 100 years from the time the first woman flew in a plane until the first woman entered the International Space Station. Discover how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling as author and historian Elizabeth M...

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...