Author Talks & Lectures

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, most recently Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry. ...

Tue Jun 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Sherlock Holmes has a troubled relationship with labour, often oscillating between cocaine and ambition, between the drowsiness occasioned by the drug and the energy inherent in his character. This lecture focuses on the Hou...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Colleagues of Anthony Bourdain talk about his work, his legacy and how he changed the way we think about food.

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...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Sally Rooney was born in the west of Ireland in 1991. Winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award in 2017, she is the author of ...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In luscious prose, the author discusses her book, The Chef's Secret, which serves up power, intrigue, and passion, bringing Renaissance Italy to life in a delectable fashion. ...

Wed Mar 13, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Wattpad stories have been made into movies, TV shows, and best-selling novels. Watty Award winner Maaja Wentz explains how to serialize your story on Wattpad and attract an international readership.

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

A reading series showcasing first-rate women writers and their feminist and women-centered work.

Sat Apr 27, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

Women in Crime Fiction: victims, sidekicks, femme fatales and heroes. Desmond P. Ryan is the author of a new series launched in September 2018. Des's stories come from years as a detective with Toronto Police Services. Des no...