Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Joey Jacobson, a young Jewish man from Westmount on the Island of Montreal, trained as a navigator and bomb-aimer in Western Canada. On arriving in England he was assigned to No. 106 Squadron, a British unit tasked with the b...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx. ...

Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker,...

Mon Dec 03, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

UPDATE Nov 12, 4:30pm: this event is now sold out. There is no waitlist for tickets, but we might be able to let in a few extra people on the day of the event. The rush line for popular events usually starts to form an hour b...

Wed Mar 06, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

It took 100 years from the time the first woman flew in a plane until the first woman entered the International Space Station. Discover how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling as Elizabeth Muir discusses her boo...

Tue Dec 04, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Four veteran true-crime writers discuss their attraction to the genre, how they broke into the field and the challenges involved in writing about difficult topics. The authors will offer anecdotes about their research and wri...

Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Crime Writers of Canada will provide us with an introduction to local authors and to crime books that feature the great city of Toronto. Featured authors will each do a reading, followed by a panel discussion on what make...

Mon Nov 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED...

Tue Nov 27, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In conversation with Scaachi Koul and Anne T. Donahue will feature readings from their recent books, followed by a Q&A.