This Week in Book Events: December 1-7

December 1, 2014

No rest for the literary, friends. This week, check out some poetry (or read your own) at the Hart House Review speakeasy in Toronto, laugh/sigh at Canadian politics with Terry Mosher in Quebec, and launch it up with Guernica Editions.

Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, and time, to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

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No rest for the literary, friends. This week, check out some poetry (or read your own) at the Hart House Review speakeasy in Toronto, laugh/sigh at Canadian politics with Terry Mosher in Quebec, and launch it up with Guernica Editions.

Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, and time, to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

Tuesday, December 2

Toronto

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Hart House Review presents – 'Speak Easy' no. 3 feat. Jacob Wren and David James Brock

When: Doors 8pm

Where: Arbor Room, Hart House, University of Toronto

More Information:

  • open poetry reading (sign up before 8:30)
  • free admission
  • clearance sale, copies of the 2014 Hart House Review for only one dollar!

Linkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/683676061746904/

Wednesday, December 3

Guelph

Reading and Discussion:  The Search for Heinrich Schlogel and  How You Were Born

When: 7pm

Where: The Bookshelf, Guelph, Ontario

More Information: Martha Baillie and Kate Cayley read from their books.

Thursday, December 4

Westmount + Montreal

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The Wrecking Ball by Terry Mosher: Reading and Book Signing (Two Events)

Atwater Library Lunchtime Series: The Wrecking Ball

When: 12:20-1:30pm

Where: Atwater Library, Atwater Street, Westmount, QC

McGill University Bookstore Signing: The Wrecking Ball

When: 3-4:30pm

Where: McGill University, McTavish Street, Montreal

Toronto

Livewords December: Kolewe, Reynolds, Vermeersch, & Wren

When: 7:35pm

Where: Betty's, 240 King Street East, Toronto, ON

More information: Join us as we welcome,  Ralph Kolewe, Sue Reynolds,  Paul Vermeersch and Jacob Wren to Betty's Basement - Upstairs. Doors at 7:35 pm - Readings from 8:05 pm - PWYC Donations will be kindly requested.

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/327511264122309/

Friday, December 5

Vancouver

Michael Springate Reading from The Beautiful West and the Beloved of God

When: 7pm

Where: People's Co-op Bookstore, 1391 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Link:  http://www.thebeautifulwest.ca/#booktour

Sunday, December 7

Toronto

Guernica Editions Fall Launch (Last of the Season!)

When: 4pm

Where: Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave., Toronto, ON

More information: For our last launch of the fall season, Guernica invites you down to The Supermarket once again for another literature-packed afternoon. Featuring David Bateman ( Compulsive Acts); Kayla Altman ( The Politics of Being Ugly); Marianne Ackerman ( Holy Fools + 2 Stories);  Richard Cavell ( Marinetti Dines with the High Command);  Ali Eteraz ( Falsipedies and Fibsiennes); Emmanuel Merle, translated by Peter Brown ( Elsewhere on Earth); Hélène Monette, translated by Jo-Anne Elder (Thérèse for Joy and Orchestra); and Janet Fraser ( Shiftless).

Link:  http://www.guernicaeditions.com/event_details/68

 

Calgary

Calgary Jewish Book Festival: Daniel Goodwin, Sons and Fathers

When: 4-5:30pm

Where: 1607 90 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB

More information: Meet Daniel Goodwin, the author of Sons and Fathers.

Link:  http://www.calgaryjcc.com/jewish-book-festival


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