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Martin Mordecai celebrates 50 years of Jamaican independence

Critically acclaimed Jamaican-Canadian children’s author Martin Mordecai honours the country of his birth with a reading on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Part of the Toronto festivities celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence, the reading features excerpts from Martin’s Blue Mountain Trouble, as well as a … Continue reading

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Lilla Csorgo keeps Toronto reading

Of all the books she’s read in her life, Lilla Csorgo–noted playwright and author of the novel The Janus Affair (on offer)–remembers one more than the others: Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler, which Lilla first read as a teenager. … Continue reading

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Allison Baggio keeps Toronto reading

Allison Baggio is as passionate about reading as she is about writing. So when the Keepin’ It Real Book Club asked for video recommendations in celebration of the Toronto Public Library’s Keep Toronto Reading Festival, the Girl In Shades-author happily … Continue reading

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Meet novelist and foodie Kim Moritsugu!

Kim Moritsugu, one of the agency’s favourite novelist-cum-food aficionados, is helping the Toronto Public Library celebrate its 2011 Keep Toronto Reading Festival with a talk about plotting, food-in-fiction, and And Everything Nice,the fun-and-funny novelette Kim recently published with Orca. And Everything Nice … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars!

In honour of Black History Month, Jamaican-Canadian poet and author Pamela Mordecai will appear at the Toronto Public Library’s Don Mills Branch on February 23, 2011 at 7 p.m. She will be joined by Rachel Manley and Olive Senior who, like … Continue reading

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