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November 2017

Peter Behrens at Concordia University

November 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Concordia University Montreal, QC + Google Map

On November 10 Peter Behrens, Richler Writer-in-Residence and author of Carry Me, delivers a lecture on “Families, Histories, Novels” at Concordia University. See more on the university website here.

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Zoe Whittall at Queen’s University

November 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario + Google Map

Join Zoe Whittall for a reading from her Giller-nominated novel The Best Kind of People at Queen's University on November 14 at 1:00pm. See more on the university website here.

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Ian Hamilton with Linwood Barclay at The Book Keeper

November 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Book Keeper, 462 Exmouth St
Sarnia, ONTARIO N7T 5P3 Canada
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On November 15 don't miss Ian Hamilton at the Book Keeper in Sarnia for a night of discussion, signings, and reading from the latest book in the Ava Lee series, The Couturier of Milan. See more on the bookstore website here.

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Beers & Books with Nick Mount

November 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Henderson Brewing Co., 128A Sterling Road
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B7 Canada
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Don't miss the latest instalment of House of Anansi's and Henderson Brewery's Beers & Books series. This month Nick Mount will discuss his new history of CanLit, Arrival. Get the book with one of Henderson’s in-house beers for only $20! See more on the Henderson website here.  

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Tanya Talaga at the Winnipeg Public Library

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winnipeg Public Library – Millenium Branch, 251 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB
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On November 16 join Tanya Talaga for a reading from and a discussion on her Hilary Weston-nominated investigation Seven Fallen Feathers.  See more on the library's website here.

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Payam Akhavan at the IDRF Annual Gala

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave E
Brampton, ON
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On November 17, the International Development and Relief Foundation holds its annual gala to celebrate Canadians who are making positive contributions in the local community and abroad, featuring a keynote address by Payam Akhavan, author of In Search of a Better World. Learn more and buy tickets on the IDRF website here.

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Payam Akhavan with the Toronto Book Club

November 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. John’s York Mills Anglican Church, 19 Don Ridge Drive
Toronto, Ontario M2P1H3
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On November 18 join Payam Akhavan for an afternoon of discussion and reading from his new Massey Lecture In Search of a Better World. See more and buy tickets on the event listing here.

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Méira Cook at the Tarbut Festival

November 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rady JCC, 123 Doncaster Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3N 2B3
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The Tarbut Festival is Winnipeg's preeminent celebration of Jewish culture. This year join Méira Cook for a discussion on her new novel Once More with Feeling with Charlene Diehl. See the full schedule and buy tickets on the festival website here.

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Tanya Talaga at the University of British Columbia

November 20, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
University of British Columbia Sty-Wet-Tan Great Hall, UBC First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia
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On November 20 the University of British Columbia School of Journalism hosts Tanya Talaga for a lecture on her Hilary Weston Prize-nominated investigation Seven Fallen Feathers. See more on the university website here.

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December 2017

Beers & Books – Anansi’s 2017 Year in Review

December 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Henderson Brewing Co., 128A Sterling Road
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2B7 Canada
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Join us and a panel of House of Anansi Insider's for a look at the year that was! We're changing it up for this month's Pint Sized Conversations - we're sitting down with the staff of House of Anansi Press and discussing all things 2017. Hear the inside scoop on their favourite books, highlights from around Toronto's literary scene, what 2018 releases they're most excited about, and anything in between! And just in case you still have some last-minute holiday…

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