Author Talks & Lectures

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Burkhard Mausberg, former CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and current Commissioner of the Niagara Escarpment Commission, as he presents his award-winning book, ...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The popularity of craft beer in Ontario has multiplied over the past few years, to the delight of discerning palates across the province. Yet, if you look at who owns craft breweries and who gets represented in craft beer mar...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Black Writers Matter is a powerful new anthology of African-Canadian writing, edited by Whitney French. The stories in this collection offer a cross-section of established writers and newcomers to the literary world who tackl...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ingrid Rojas Contreras talks about Fruit of the Drunken Tree, a coming-of-age story of female empowerment, set in the Narco-world of Pablo Escobar. This novel is a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often ...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio, and one of the most talked about writers of his generation. He is the author of the critically acclaimed ...

Mon Mar 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Nick Estes talks about his new book ...

Mon Mar 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Toronto author Uzma Jalaluddin as she shares her writing journey as a South Asian Muslim-Canadian woman, as well as her experiences as a high school teacher and a newspaper columnist who frequently writes about the ...

Tue Mar 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Journalist and author Aatish Taseer discusses The Twice-Born, a memoir of personal reckoning and self-discovery that revolves around questions of culture and politics and explores India's future as a nation. ...

Tue Mar 12, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Vanessa Sasson discusses her novel Yasodhara, which combines fiction and the fabulism of Indian mythology to tell the story of the Buddha's wife. ...

Tue Mar 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can You Take It? ...