Author Talks & Lectures

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

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...

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...

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.

Wed Jun 05, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

80 years ago, a Jewish man escaped Nazi persecution in Austria and resettled in Shanghai. As a refugee, he had a life, a career as the concertmaster of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. He appreciated the safe haven afforded h...

Tue Jun 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Authors David Silverberg and Paola Ferrante read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.

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 Jun 05, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Armour Heights

Drop in and meet several members of Crime Writers of Canada. They will introduce, read passages and talk about their crime and mystery books that take place in and around the city of Toronto.

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Ca...

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

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