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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Michael Phoenix-Greene: Selected Poems and Stories
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Toronto poet Michael Phoenix-Greene will be reading selected poems and stories from his existing and upcoming collections. Michael Phoenix-Greene is the author of What Tempts Us to Tomorrow: 50 Lyric Works: Sonnets, Ballads, ...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Dec 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Spencer Gordon and Margo Lapierre read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov. A PEN Empty Chair event in support of Azerbaijani blogger Rashad Ramazanov.

Icon of the event Touching Strangers: Being afraid in a hazardous world with author Stacey Madden
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us at Barbara Frum Library where Toronto-based author Stacey Madden will be reading from, discussing, and answering questions about his most recent novel, Touching Strangers. December 13, 2017, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Room B. Ca...

Icon of the event Bitcoin Solutions: the Key Ideas of Blockchain Digital Currencies
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are digital currencies legit, or just wish fulfillment for computer nerds and conspiracy lovers? Can we trust them? Will they change the way we all 'do business' both online and in the real world?...

Icon of the event Shawn Micallef on Frontier City: Toronto on the Verge of Greatness
Mon Dec 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Well-known Toronto author Shawn Micallef discusses his recent book, Frontier City: Toronto on the Verge of Greatness. The author travelled Toronto with twelve non-incumbent candidates seeking election in the 2014 civic electi...

Icon of the event Brentwood Polish Book Club
Mon Dec 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Christmas full of literary surprises! Join the Polish literature lovers for a lively discussion in Polish of books, new and old....

Icon of the event How to Profit From the Next Bull Market
Wed Jan 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Alan Dustin is an investment advisor with over 25 years experience and his latest book, How to Profit From the Next Bull Market, is a complete resource for Canadians seeking to master the stock market and secure their financi...

Icon of the event Burn Your Mortgage - Secrets to Paying Down Your Mortgage Sooner
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Sean Cooper made news headlines around the world when he paid off his mortgage at 30 on a house he bought just three years prior. In Burn Your Mortgage, Cooper's extreme achievement is made accessible as the acclaimed persona...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Bridget Wranich presents:A Taste of History.

Icon of the event The Benjamin Project
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

Honouring the Goodness of Pets and Eliminating Animal Cruelty from the World...