Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. ...

Thu Feb 07, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Trailblazing Canadian businesswoman Betty-Ann Heggie (Potash Corp), discusses, "Gender Physics," her theory and practice of rejecting traditional gender roles to achieve personal and professional success by balancing Masculin...

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

It's the great Canadian book debate! Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized by the CBC. Each season features five books, five celebrity champions and one winner. ...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, most recently ...

Wed Mar 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Ann Douglas gave us the ultimate no-guilt guide to boosting your enjoyment of parenting while at the same time maximizing the health and happiness of your entire family. You can find ways to take care of yourself while you're...

Fri Feb 08, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, and is the author of four previous novels, and two books of nonfiction. His new book, ...

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In such books as Margaret Atwood's ...