April 23, 2018 - 6:30pm - Ben McNally
Toronto Lit Up: Brian GoldmanBook Launch
oin Dr. Brian Goldman, HarperCollins and the International Festival of Authors in celebrating the launch of his book, The Power of Kindness.In The Power of Kindness, Goldman leaves the comfortable, familiar ...
April 23, 2018 - 6:30pm - S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., Toronto, ON, M4J 2K5
Eye of the StormLester Pearson and the Suez Crisis
Based on his book, Antony Anderson will present a talk on how Canada’s greatest diplomat, Lester Pearson helped solve the 1956 Suez Crisis. In the process, Pearson persuaded the UN General Assembly ...
April 24, 2018 - 7:00pm - Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St, Beeton Hall (main floor), Toronto, ON
SOS: Alternatives to Capitalism with Richard Swift
Financial collapse and crisis; disgust at bankers’ greed; the devastating effects of yawning inequality: all these and more have led to widespread dissatisfaction and disenchantment with capitalism. ...
April 28, 2018 - 12:00pm - Beaches Branch, Toronto Public Library, 2161 Queen Street East Toronto M4L 1J1
Toronto's Fighting 75th in the Great War, 1915-1919Author Reading
Join author Timothy J. Stewart as he reads from and discusses his new book Toronto's Fighting 75th in the Great War, 1915-1919 : a prehistory of the Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth The Queen ...
May 01, 2018 - 7:00pm - The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Ave
Toronto Lit Up: Suzanne ZelazoBook Launch
Join Suzanne Zelazo, Coach House Books and the International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Lances All Alike, Zelazo’s newest poetry collection.Admission is free. Register at ifoa.org. ...
May 03, 2018 - 6:30pm - S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., Toronto, ON, M4J 2K5
Bad Singer - Good SingerTim Falconer and Tyler Ellis
Join author Tim Falconer (Bad Singer) and singer-songwriter and educator Tyler Ellis as they explore the culture, the science, the joy, and the gut-wrenching fear of raising your voice in song.Tim and ...
May 07, 2018 - 6:30pm - Trinity St. Paul's United Church
Michael Ondaatje book launch "Warlight"featuring a conversation with Madeleine Thien
Another Story Bookshop and McClelland & Stewart present the Toronto book launch for Michael Ondaatje “Warlight”The event will include a reading by Michael Ondaatje, conversation with Madeleine ...
May 08, 2018 - 7:00pm - Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St, Beeton Hall (main floor), Toronto, ON,
Andrée Lévesque speaks on the life and works of freethinker Éva Circé-Côté
Poet, playwright, and librarian, Éva Circé-Côté was a prolific journalist writing for progressive newspapers under a number of pseudonyms. As a feminist and a freethinker who fought for equality ...
May 10, 2018 - 5:30pm - Dora Keogh (Danforth east of Broadview)h
The Higher the Monkey Climbs
Launching The Higher the Monkey Climbs, Bruce Geddes' debut novel from NON Publishing
May 15, 2018 - 2:00pm - S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., Toronto, ON, M4J 2K5
Yearning for Freedom with Zoë S. Roy
Calls Across the Pacific tells the story of Nina Huang who flees the Cultural Revolution to America in 1969. Years later, she writes to denounce Mao’s regime. As a Canadian freelance writer, she risks ...