Author Talks & Lectures

Wed Apr 03, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Indigenous peoples have shockingly higher rates of addiction, depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions than other North Americans. According to the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, these are a result of interge...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Authors Michael Fraser and Lillian Necakov read from their work.

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Kristen Worley is the first athlete to legally challenge the gender policies of the International Olympic Committee and related international sports bodies, which she successfully argued were designed to discriminate against ...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Samra Zafar is a successful financial services professional advocating for women's rights, and empowering people from all walks of life to reach for their goals and improve their lives.

Thu Jun 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Elena Ferrante follows the friendship of Elena and Lila through Italy's tumultuous post-war period across all four of The Neapolitan Novels; but this talk focuses mainly on the third, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, which...

Wed Jul 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, I Am a Pedestrian, which describes his 159km walk around Toronto's periphery and introduces the city's enth...