Author Talks & Lectures

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."...

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In such books as Margaret Atwood's ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Giller Prize-shortlisted author Anakana Schofield discusses ...

Mon Jan 28, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

To kick off our On Civil Society 2019 season, we're bringing world-renowned journalist Maria Ressa to the Toronto Reference Library for a special discussion with CBC's Adrienne Arsenault on the state of press freedom around t...

Tue Feb 12, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS CHANGED.

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Samra Zafar arrived in Canada as a teenage bride in an arranged marriage, and faced over a decade of oppression and opposition. Refusing to give up, she took the courageous step to leave her marriage and build a new life for ...

Thu Feb 07, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Trailblazing Canadian businesswoman Betty-Ann Heggie (Potash Corp), discusses, "Gender Physics," her theory and practice of rejecting traditional gender roles to achieve personal and professional success by balancing Masculin...