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Icon of the event Amy Stuart: Still Water
Tue Sep 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Bestselling author Amy Stuart comes back to present her latest nail-biting thriller, Still Water, about a mysterious town called High River where women run to escape their pasts. In conversation with Sue Carter.

Icon of the event 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 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 Kim Fu: The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore
Mon Sep 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Following the success of her first novel, For Today I Am a Boy, Kim Fu talks about her second novel, The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, about a group of young girls who face tragedy at a summer camp, and explores themes of f...

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

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 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 Lisa Moore: Something for Everyone
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Internationally acclaimed author Lisa Moore presents her third collection of stories, Something for Everyone. Moore?s image-driven style, fully-imagined characters and subtly crafted narratives take us on a tour of the fantas...

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 Natasha Kanapé-Fontaine et Deni Ellis Béchard: Conversation sur le racisme
Thu Oct 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Artiste et comédienne autochtone, et l'une des jeunes poètes les plus connues du Québec, en conversation avec l'écrivain américano-québécois Deni Ellis Béchard au sujet de leur livre qui explore à travers leur correspondance ...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Sep 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Daniel Perry and Justin Million read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.