Toronto's Literary Events: March 18th - 24th, 2008
Tuesday, March 18th:
Wednesday, March 19th:
Author Kathy Kacer will discuss her book Hiding Edith, the true story of a young fugitive on the run during the Holocaust. Ms. Kacer's new book The Diary of Laura's Twin will also be introduced and discussed at this event.
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Centre for Holocaust Studies. 6:30pm. Free (register here).
Ray Robertson is touring to promote his new work, What Happened Later, which provides a follow-up to Jack Kerouac's On the Road, and interweaves the story of an older Kerouac and a young Robertson.
Hart House. 7pm. Free.
Canada Reads 2008 winner Paul Quarrington will celebrate the release of his eagerly anticipated new novel, The Ravine, by singing the blues with Pork Belly Futures, who will also debut their self-titled CD. A This Is Not A Reading Series event.
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom. 7:30pm. Free
Writuals is featuring Jim Johnstone this month, a U of T poet and the editor of Misunderstandings Magazine. Following Jim's set, there will be an open mic session, where readers will have five minutes to show off their poetry, short stories, drama, or anything else literary.
Hart House, Arbor Room. 9pm. Free.
Thursday, March 20th:
Join producer David Mirvish, author Robert Brockhouse, and photographer Edward Burtynsky for the book launch of The Royal Alexandra Theatre: A Celebration of 100 Years, the story of a Canadian national landmark and beloved Toronto institution.
Indigo Bay & Bloor. 7pm. Free.
Jeffrey Archer, one of the bestselling authors of our time, presents his eagerly awaited new thriller, A Prisoner of Birth. This event includes an on stage interview with CTV's Seamus O'Regan, audience Q&A, and book signing. Richard Clewes hosts.
Harbourfront Centre Premiere Dance Theatre. 7:30pm. $8.
Friday, March 21st:
If you missed him last night, catch him this afternoon... stop by for some tea and a Starbucks scone as international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer talks about and autographs his new book A Prisoner of Birth.
Indigo Bay & Bloor. 3pm. Free.
Saturday, March 22nd:
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