Author Talks & Lectures

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In luscious prose, the author discusses her book, The Chef's Secret, which serves up power, intrigue, and passion, bringing Renaissance Italy to life in a delectable fashion. ...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A compelling tale of cultural expectations, career ambitions and our relationships with the people who know us best. Kathy Wang discusses her novel, ...

Mon Apr 15, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Gina Apostol talks about her critically acclaimed novel, Insurrecto, which portrays two women on a road trip in Duterte's Philippines, collaborating and clashing in the writing of a film script about a massacre during the Phi...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hear Fern Lebo and Lisa Taylor discuss their new book, ...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hear Andreas Souvaliotis, social entrepreneur and creator of the popular Carrot Rewards health and wellness app, read from his memoir, Misfit. Newly updated and expanded, Misfit tells the story of one of Canada's most unusual...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join Amanda Laird, author of ...

Thu Jun 20, 2019 | 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Nancy Drew Sleuths are having their annual convention in Toronto this year. Come listen to a line up of speakers and celebrate Nancy Drew, a timeless character that has trail blazed through generations of fans since the 1...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. ...

Fri May 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are we looking towards a future where any of us might be managed by a faceless boss?...

Mon May 27, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah is the author of the bestselling short story collection Friday Black, which explores themes surrounding black identity as it relates to a range of contemporary social issues. ...