Author Talks & Lectures

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...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Humans aren't hard-wired to be good investors: we all have instincts and biases that sabotage the way we manage money.

Tue Feb 05, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Author, Luciana Longo will read from her cookbook/memoir, 'Si Mangia! Memories, Lessons and Recipes from Italian Immigrant Life' and share the secrets to making the perfect tiramisu! There will be an opportunity to ask questi...

Tue Jan 15, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

Professor Jonathan Ullyot from the University of Toronto presents Henry James' iconic work ...

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...

Tue Dec 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

John Irving is one of the most creative and beloved in America. Nominated for a National Book Award three times and winning for his novel ...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A three-part lecture series by lawyer, activist and former Chatelaine legal columnist, Linda Silver Dranoff.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Fri Nov 30, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Carrianne Leung will discuss her latest book, That Time I Loved You, a novel that was short-listed for the 2018 Toronto Book Award. Set in the Scarborough of the 1970s, the story depicts the teenage June and her neighbours, a...

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...

Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Aminder Dhaliwal discusses the new print edition of her wildly popular Instagram comic, Woman World, about a world with no men. Readers everywhere will now understand what her 150K followers already know: Dhaliwal's voice add...