Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Michael Pawlowski presents Niagara Black Waters Flow Deep, an historical account of Solomon Moseby's flight from slavery in Kentucky in 1837, his experience with freedom in Canada, seizure by American bounty hunters and the r...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Burkhard Mausberg, former CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and current Commissioner of the Niagara Escarpment Commission, as he presents his award-winning book, ...

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.

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The popularity of craft beer in Ontario has multiplied over the past few years, to the delight of discerning palates across the province. Yet, if you look at who owns craft breweries and who gets represented in craft beer mar...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Black Writers Matter is a powerful new anthology of African-Canadian writing, edited by Whitney French. The stories in this collection offer a cross-section of established writers and newcomers to the literary world who tackl...

Thu Feb 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Suzanne Methot, a Nehiyaw (Cree) writer, editor, educator, and community worker, shares her own and others' stories to trace the roots of colonial trauma and the mechanisms by which trauma has become intergenerational, and sh...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio, and one of the most talked about writers of his generation. He is the author of the critically acclaimed ...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ingrid Rojas Contreras talks about Fruit of the Drunken Tree, a coming-of-age story of female empowerment, set in the Narco-world of Pablo Escobar. This novel is a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often ...

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

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker, Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...