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Author Talks

Inspiring ideas and in-depth conversations with the world's leading writers and thinkers.

 
Series runs Returns April 15

Monday, April 15, 7:00 PM

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YA Mega-Star Holly Jackson on The Reappearance of Rachel Price

From the author of the multi-million copy bestselling A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series comes the exclusive Canadian launch event for this YA star’s latest novel. 

Moderated by Nita Prose, the author of The Maid, a #1 New York Times bestseller and a Good Morning America Book Club Pick. 

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

Tuesday, April 16, 7:00 PM

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Romance Novel Night with Tessa Bailey and Yulin Kuang

Celebrate the rom-com renaissance with two of the leading authors keeping love alive in the twenty-first century. Bring your besties, lovers and beating hearts! 

In conversation with Ameema Saeed, the Books Editor for She Does the City.

Presented in partnership with HarperCollins.

Thursday, May 9, 7:00 PM

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Ruth Reichl on The Paris Novel

Join bestselling author and beloved former restaurant critic of the New York Times as she unveils her mouthwatering new novel: A dazzling, heartfelt adventure through 1980s Paris. 

In conversation with writer and editor Ceri Marsh.

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

Tuesday, May 21, 7:00 PM

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Carley Fortune on This Summer Will Be Different

Clear your calendars and buckle up for this exclusive first glimpse at the glorious and tantalizing new romance novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. 

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

 

Wednesday, May 22, 7:00 PM

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Paige Layle on But Everyone Feels This Way

With over two million followers on TikTok, Paige Layle is one of the world’s most influential advocates for a better understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder. 

Presented in partnership with Hachette Book Group Canada.

Monday, May 27, 7:00 PM

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Kevin Kwan on Lies and Weddings Asian Heritage Month

Join the iconic internationally bestselling author of the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy for the exclusive Canadian debut of his new novel: a juicy, hilarious and thrilling comedy of manners. 

In conversation with Shinan Govani, a columnist with the Toronto Star, and long-time observer of all things society and celebrity.

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

Tuesday, May 28, 7:00 PM

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Nahlah Ayed on The War We Won Apart

Join award-winning writer and broadcaster Nahlah Ayed, the award-winning host of CBC’s Ideas, to discuss her new book: a true story of star-crossed lovers and wartime intrigue. 

In conversation with broadcaster and journalist Anna Maria Tremonti, former host of CBC's The Current and voice of the CBC Podcast, More with Anna Maria Tremonti.

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

Thursday, June 20, 7:00 PM

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Better In Every Sense with Dr. Norman Farb and Dr. Zindel Segal

Join renowned neuroscientist Dr. Norman Farb and clinical psychologist Dr. Zindel Segal for an evening of conversation and mindfulness, celebrating the release of their new book. 

Presented in partnership with Hachette Book Group Canada.

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