Friday, August 30, 2013

The Bookshelf 40th Anniversary Fall Reading Series


To celebrate our fortieth year, a huge roster of star authors is coming to the Bookshelf and environs this fall, culminating in a reading by none other than Margaret Atwood! Check out this lineup:







Oct. 8, 8:00 p.m.
The eBar
 
Stephen Henighan, A Green Reef: The Impact of Climate Change
Oct. 9, 7:00 p.m.
Lakeside Hope House
 
Maude Barlow, Blue Future, hosted by the Council of Canadians and The Bookshelf
Oct. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Lakeside Hope House
 
Andrew Nikiforuk (The Energy of Slaves) and Stephane Dion, hosted by the Council of Canadians and The Bookshelf
Oct. 23, 7:00 p.m.
The eBar
 
Deborah Cowley, The Library Tree: How a Canadian Woman Brought the Joy of Reading to a Generation of African Children.
Oct. 29, 7:00 p.m.
Lakeside Hope House

Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
The eBar 

Nov. 8, 7:00 p.m.
The eBar 
 
Lawrence Hill, 2013 Massey Lecturer, Blood: The Stuff of Life. Hosted by the University of Guelph's College of Arts Cafe Philosophique and The Bookshelf

Stacey May Fowles, Infidelity; Sean Johnston, Listen All You Bullets


Lyle Estill reads from his book Small Stories, Big Changes
 
Nov. 10, 2:00 p.m.
St. George's Church
 
Sally Armstrong, The Ascent of Women, hosted by the Zonta Club of Guelph and The Bookshelf
Nov. 12, 7:00 p.m.
The eBar
 
Catherine Bush, Accusation; Karen Connelly, Come Cold River; Michael Winter, Minister Without Portfolio
Nov. 21, 7:00 p.m.
The Bookshelf Cinema 
 
Mary Lawson (Road Ends) and Wayne Johnston (The Son of a Certain Woman)
Nov. 27, 8:00 p.m.
War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph
Margaret Atwood (MaddAddam), hosted by the University of Guelph's College of Arts Cafe Philosophique and The Bookshelf (Tickets $10/$8 students)

We hope you can join us! Watch our website, Facebook page, and Twitter feed for details on these and other events. 

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