Week 3, August 31 – September 6, 2020
Author Visit: Join us on Monday, August 31 at 7:30 PM for a live chat with Lev Grossman, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Magicians, on the occasion of his newest creation, The Silver Arrow, a middle-grade debut perfect for fans of The Chronicles of Narnia and Roald Dahl’s delightful books.
Podcast(s): September 4 at 12 PM - Living History with Aislinn Hunter, Gil Adamson and Maggie O’Farrell. We sometimes think of history as something distant, but the more we explore the past, the more we see the present reflected, the lessons learned and the lessons we are still trying to get right. This podcast episode features Aislinn Hunter in conversation with Sean Wilson, Gil Adamson in conversation with Susan Birkwood, and Maggie O’Farrell in conversation with Peter Schneider.
- Friday, September 4 at 2 PM: A Song for the Dark Times with Ian Rankin, hosted by CBC’s Alan Neal.
We welcome iconic global bestseller Ian Rankin back to our (virtual) stage for a chat with CBC’s Alan Neal on the latest must-read Rebus thriller, A Song for the Dark Times.
- Sunday, September 6 at 2 PM: The Glass Hotel with Emily St. John Mandel, hosted by CBC’s Lucy van Oldenbarneveld.
CBC’s Lucy van Oldenbarneveld sits down with Emily St. John Mandel, the award-winning author of Station Eleven, to talk about her latest New York Times bestseller, The Glass Hotel.
- Sunday, September 6 at 4 PM: Twilight of Democracy with Anne Applebaum, hosted by Paul Wells.
MacLean’s Magazine’s Paul Wells sits down with Anne Applebaum, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to discuss her new book, Twilight of Democracy, which examines why elites in democracies around the world are turning toward nationalism and authoritarianism.