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Events

Adam Dickinson at Sakprosafestivalen (Festival for Nonfiction Literature)

Oslo, Norway Oct 20 01:00 pm - Oct 20 02:00 pm

Adam Dickinson reads from Anatomic at Sakprosafestivalen (Festival for Nonfiction Literature) in Olso, Norway, with Angela Rawlings, author of Wide Slumber for Lepidopterists (Coach House, 2006) at the House of Literature. 

Sina Queyras at Poetry London

London Public Library Oct 24 07:00 pm

Plan 99 Fiction Tamara Faith Berger

The Manx Pub, 370 Elgin Street, Ottawa Oct 27 05:00 pm

We are thrilled to be partnering with the Plan 99 Reading Series for an afternoon of readings by three acclaimed authors: Martha Batiz, D. Nandi Odhiambo, and Tamara Faith Berger.

The Eh List with Howard Akler

High Park Library, 228 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto Nov 01 07:00 pm

Toronto writer Howard Akler presents his new novel, Splitsville, about how Toronto said no to the Spadina Expressway in the 1970s. Akler weaves together a love affair with a tale of citizens fighting for their community and shaping the city's identity. Jane Jacobs fans are encouraged to attend. 
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This event is part of the eh List series at the TPL, where we present conversations on Canadian literature and culture with award-winning authors, poets, journalists and exciting new voices. 
This event is FREE, and no registration is needed to attend. 

Lezlie Lowe in conversation with Joan Kuyek

pin National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts | 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa Nov 03 02:00 pm

Why are public toilets so crappy? This is the question that has fascinated journalist Lezlie Lowe for years, and eventually inspired her plunge into the world of public toilets. 
Her new book, No Place To Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs is a toilet tour from London to Portland to Toronto and beyond that highlights pay potties, deserted alleyways, and even a mobile hygiene unit built on a refurbished city bus that serves San Francisco's homeless population.
Lezlie will be in conversation with Joan Kuyek from GottaGo Campaign Ottawa about the business of doing our business and how we can get accessible, safe, clean public toilets built in our communities.
Books for sale from Octopus Books. Free & all are welcome.

Tess Liem reading at Alex Leslie's launch

Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, 176 Rue Bernard O, Montréal Nov 03 07:00 pm

Join Alex Leslie for the launch of her new short story collection, We All Need To Eat, featuring special guests including Tess Liem and Page Cooper.

An afternoon with Lezlie Lowe at the Spacing Store

The Spacing Store, 401 Richmond St W Toronto Nov 04 02:00 pm

Public toilets are crappy – this is something we can all agree on – but have you ever really considered why? 
Journalist Lezlie Lowe took the plunge into the swirling world of public potties in her book No Place To Go. A toilet tour from London to Portland to Toronto and beyond, No Place To Go highlights pay potties, deserted alleyways, and even a mobile hygiene unit built on a refurbished city bus that serves San Francisco's homeless population, all the while questioning why the business of doing our business is still such a taboo topic.
Lezlie will read and take part in a panel discussion with special guests TBD. Free and all are welcome.
https://chbooks.com/Books/N/No-Place-To-Go

Tamara Faith Berger - The Eh List

High Park Library, 228 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto Nov 08 07:00 pm

Toronto writer Tamara Faith Berger presents Queen Solomon, an intriguing novel that explores the troubled, erotic awakening of two teenagers, while drawing her readers into a polemic of philosophical and sexual politics, and exploring the effect of internet pornography on our sex lives. She will read followed by a conversation with Emily Keeler.
This event is part of the eh List series at the TPL, where we present conversations on Canadian literature and culture with award-winning authors, poets, journalists and exciting new voices. 
This event is FREE, and no registration is needed to attend. 

Lezlie Lowe in conversation with Stephanie Domet at the Halifax Public Library

Halifax Public Libraries 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax Nov 10 02:00 pm

Why are public toilets so crappy? This is the question that has fascinated journalist Lezlie Lowe for years, and eventually inspired her plunge into the world of public toilets. 
Her new book, No Place To Go: How Public Toilets Fail our Private Needs is a toilet tour from London to Portland to Toronto and beyond that highlights pay potties, deserted alleyways, and even a mobile hygiene unit built on a refurbished city bus that serves San Francisco's homeless population.
Lezlie will be in conversation with novelist Stephanie Domet about the business of doing our business and how we can get accessible, safe, clean public toilets built in our communities.
Books for sale from Bookmark II. Free & all are welcome.