Week 10, October 19 - 25, 2020
Live Author Visits:
- Monday, October 19 at 7:30 pm: Jesse Thistle and David A. Robertson In Conversation with Shelagh Rogers
The inimitable Shelagh Rogers, host of CBC’s The Next Chapter, joins Jesse Thistle and David A. Robertson for a discussion on family, community and healing.
- Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 pm: National Book Launch: Love After the End
Join us for the launch of a bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction, edited by Joshua Whitehead, the author of Jonny Appleseed. With jaye simpson, Nazbah Tom and Adam Garnet Jones.
- Tuesday, October 20 at 12:00 pm: Letting Go of Anxiety, with Tara Henley
A deeply personal and informed reflection on the modern world--and why so many feel disillusioned by it. Hosted by CBC’s Olivia Robinson.
- Friday, October 23 at 12:00 pm: Imagining Worlds (Part 1) - featuring David A. Robertson and Derek Kunsken
Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in The Barren Grounds, an epic middle grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson. The House of Styx takes readers 250 years before the events in Derek Kunsken’s bestseller, The Quantum Magician. Hosted by Sean Wilson and Kate Heartfield.
- Friday, October 23 at 12:30 pm: Imagining Worlds (Part 2) - featuring Lauren Beukes and M.R. Carey
Introducing Afterland, a blend of psychological suspense, American noir, and science fiction from South Africa’s Lauren Beukes. Award-winning author M.R. Carey begins The Rampart Trilogy with The Book of Koli. Hosted by Hattie Klotz and Sean Wilson.
- Sunday, October 25 at 2:00 pm: The Lost Spells with Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris
Since its publication in 2017, The Lost Words has enchanted readers with its poetry and illustrations of the natural world. Now, The Lost Spells, a book kindred in spirit and tone, continues to re-wild the lives of children and adults. Hosted by Hattie Klotz.