Author Talks & Lectures

Thu May 23, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Tue Jun 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Come listen to the acclaimed best-selling novelist and restaurateur, Kim Thúy, as she tells stories and culinary secrets shared by her mother and five of her aunts in her new book, Secrets From My Vietnamese Kitchen. ...

Tue May 07, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

At 15, Samra Zafar had big dreams for herself. She was going to go to university, and forge her own path. Then with almost no warning, those dreams were pulled away from her when she was suddenly married to a stranger at 17 a...

Wed May 01, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

A two time winner of the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, Terry Fallis is the award wining author of six national bestsellers. Call 416-394-5300 to register for this program. The Award Winning Book Club will be reading the ...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join members of the Crime Writers of Canada for a panel discussion covering a wide variety of genres from thrillers to noir, financial crime and true-crime. Authors will discuss their books and their interest in writing about...

Wed May 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

World renowned theoretical physicist and writer, Lee Smolin, and Globe and Mail staff science reporter, Ivan Semeniuk, discuss Smolin's latest book which suggests that the problems which have long plagued the field of quantum...

Fri Jun 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

in July 1917, renowned Canadian painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Algonquin Park. Speculators have offered wild theories of his fate. Cultural historian Gregory Klages offers an authoritative re...

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Chris Nihmey, author and ambassador for the Canadian Alliance on Mental Health and Mental Illness shares his story of hope, resilience and healing. ...

Thu Apr 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

What is it about prisoners such as Paul Bernardo that attracts intelligent and secure women to connect with them? Bette Logan reads from her book, Life Lived Inside Out and discusses the topic of women who write, visit and e...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North York Central Library

In 1971, the bestselling memoir The Happy Hooker by Xaviera Hollander proposed that sex work was a job, not a crime or vice. By refusing to tell the standard story of the prostitute as victim or criminal, Hollander challenged...