Author Talks & Lectures

Mon Jun 03, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Kim Thúy, bestselling author of Ru and Vi, presents some of her family's favourite Vietnamese dishes in a very special Salon event: a cooking demonstration and discussion. Kim Thúy gives us a glimpse of the approach to the cu...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: College/Shaw

Raquel Rich is a proud Canadian author and a member of Broad Universe: an international, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, encouraging, honoring, and celebrating women writers and editors in science fiction, fan...

Thu May 09, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Kristen Worley is the first athlete to legally challenge the gender policies of the International Olympic Committee and related international sports bodies, which she successfully argued were designed to discriminate against ...

Wed May 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ziya Tong is an award-winning broadcaster and one of the world's most engaging science journalists. Her book The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths, and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World reveals our blindne...

Thu May 23, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

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

Tue Apr 23, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments.

Tue Jun 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Come listen to the acclaimed best-selling novelist and restaurateur, Kim Thúy, as she tells stories and culinary secrets shared by her mother and five of her aunts in her new book, Secrets From My Vietnamese Kitchen. ...

Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The New York Times bestselling author talks about her latest book, Don't Label Me: an Incredible Conversation for Divided Times, which offers an antidote to the culture wars that plague so much of our political and identity d...

Wed May 08, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

NEW DATE - May 8, 2019 in the HINTON Theatre (3rd Floor)...

Mon May 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

This talk concerns the interplay between actual historical figures and the tale the novel tells. The illustrated talk fits this novel based on Toronto's history, within Toronto's history itself. "It took so great a labour," ...