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As part of Nuit Blanche, come celebrate the launch of Mark Sakamoto's new book, Shizue's Path. Start this year's Nuit Blanche with some drinks, reading, Q&A with the Canada Reads-winning author, and even get a book signed by him!
VIP Reception starts at 6 pm followed by book launch at 7 pm. After the book launch, join us for our Lantern Making workshop and walk with the author at 8:45 pm to Aga Khan for more poetry reading!
MARK SAKAMOTO is an entrepreneur and investor in digital health and digital media and is the executive vice-president of Think Research, a global digital-health company. His first book, Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents, debuted as a #1 national bestseller and went on to win CBC Canada Reads in 2018. The book is being developed into a feature film and has been theatrically staged by Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre Company and Theatre Calgary. A frequent television presence, Mark was the host and executive producer of Good People, a documentary series that explored humanity’s biggest problems and was co-produced by Vice Media and the CBC. He sits on the Giller Foundation’s board of directors. Mark Sakamoto lives in Toronto and Prince Edward County with his wife and their two daughters.