Author Talks & Lectures

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Adult & children's author Cary Fagan discusses the writer?s life and craft. Cary?s 6 novels and 3 story collections include ...

Mon May 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

International bestselling author Guy Gavriel Kay, author of Tigana and The Lions of Al-Rassan, will discuss his new novel, A Brightness Long Ago. ...

Sat Jun 15, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

As we approach World Refugee Day, come join local author Maryam Rafiee to hear her story of survival and displacement as she presents her book ...

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 ...

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

Canada Day may be over, but it's not too late to celebrate! ...

Wed Jun 19, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Throughout history, women artists have been neglected, forgotten or occasionally allowed into the shadow of their men. Learn about women's contributions to art, with special attention to the women featured in recent AGO exhib...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ann Hui is The Globe and Mail's National Food Reporter and uses food as a lens to explore public policy, health, the environment, science and technology. Her new book Chop Suey Nation is part family memoir, part social histor...

Mon Jun 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

This lecture explores the history of women's literary labour, and cultural representations of the woman literary labourer, in Victorian England through Emma Donoghue's novel, The Sealed Letter. Based on the story of printer a...

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

Hélène Koscielniak est une auteure originaire du Nord de l'Ontario. Elle a travaillé dans le domaine d'éducation et s'est impliquée dans plusieurs organismes connexes, Direction générale de la condition féminine de l'Ontario...

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, ...