Author Talks & Lectures

Wed May 29, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Behavioral finance has become a hot topic due to the popularity of books like Thinking, Fast and Slow and Nudge. From the stock market to game theory humans are much more predictable than first believed. This presentation wil...

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...

Thu Aug 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cliffcrest

Author Malcolm Bernstein shares touching stories from his family's life with his dog Ben and answers questions about animal care and the responsibilities that come with pet ownership. Children will be invited to draw and talk...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Labour and work occupy a fascinating but hidden position in the makeup of Pride and Prejudice. This lecture considers the paternalistic role of the country estate holder and looks at changes to the British working world broug...

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 Jul 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Come and join Children's author, Andrew Larsen, as he presents a writing workshop. Please call 416-394-5300 to register for this program.

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...

Tue Jun 18, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Alistair MacLeod's Island comprises a lifetime of toil as a short fiction writer - a grand total of sixteen lovingly rendered, meticulously honed stories preoccupied mostly with the lives, loves and labour of twentieth centur...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Do you have a fear of Public Speaking?...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Dans son livre « Avant après », un mélange engageant de journalisme, d'essais, de mémoires et d'analyse politique, le journaliste québécois Frédérick Lavoie tente de tester une question simple: la littérature (en particulier ...