Author Talks & Lectures

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

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

Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Author Malcolm Bernstein shares touching stories from his family's life with his dog, Benjamin. This program will include a Q & A about animal care and the responsibilities that come with pet ownership.

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...

Mon Jun 03, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kim Thúy, bestselling author of Ru and Vi, presents some of her family's favourite Vietnamese dishes in a very special Salon event: a cooking demonstration and discussion. Kim Thúy gives us a glimpse of the approach to the cu...

Fri May 10, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kick off your visit to TCAF, with a bang - or is that a bump in the night? - as Japanese horror manga artist Junji Ito makes his way to the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon at Toronto Reference Library at 6:30pm on Friday, May 10, ...

Wed May 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ziya Tong is an award-winning broadcaster and one of the world's most engaging science journalists. Her book The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World reveals our blindne...