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Sep4Thu

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Book Launch for Alison Pick's memoir Between Gods

4 September 2014 | Free

From the Man Booker-nominated author of the novel Far to Go and one of our most talented young writers comes an unflinching, moving and unforgettable memoir about family secrets and the rediscovered past.  Alison Pick was born in the 1970s…

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Sep20Sat

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Maxine Spence & Lyndsay Wasko, author & illustrator of Down in the Jungle

20 September 2014 | Free

"Down in the jungle, in the mangrove swamp,Close to the spot where the elephants stomp,Where sneaky snakes slither, and cockatoos croon,While hyenas howl at the man in the moon,There he'd find a treasure and be home by noon." Jake is…

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Sep23Tue

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Book Launch for Daniel Goodwin's new novel Sons and Fathers

23 September 2014 | Free

Sons and Fathers is a novel about men.Three friends, three sons, each with a talent for words he learned from his father. Eli, Michael, and Allan were friends at McGill, and their lives continue to intersect as they make their…

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Oct2Thu

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Book Launch for Ashis Gupta's The Siberian Odyssey of Hans Schroeder

2 October 2014 | Free

The Siberian Odyssey of Hans Schroeder is the ironic and tragic story of a young German mesmerized by the Hitler Youth aura who finds himself on the Russian front where he is taken prisoner. Years later, he is released from…

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Oct21Tue

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An Evening with Anthony Bidulka

21 October 2014 | Free

Free for AWCS members.  $5 for non-members.   The Alexandra Writers' Centre Society is pleased to welcome Canadian mystery writer, Anthony Bidulka on October 21, 2014, for an evening of conversation and readings. Like a Unicorn: Tales of a Canadian Prairie Mystery…

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Oct23Thu

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Drawing session for kids with Marie-Louise Gay (plus a book signing!)

23 October 2014 | Free

Many children want to know where stories come from and how a book is made. Marie-Louise Gay's new picture book provides them with some delightfully inspiring answers in a fictional encounter between an author and some very curious children, who…

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Nov5Wed

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Reception with Clint Malarchuk for his memoir, The Crazy Game

5 November 2014 | Free

In the spirit of The Game and The Blind Side, a raw, raucous and unvarnished look at life between the posts.No job in the world of sports is as intimidating, exhilarating and as stress-ridden as that of a hockey goaltender.…

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Nov11Tue

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Book Launch for Michael Winter's Into the Blizzard

11 November 2014 | Free

“In June a few years ago I set out to visit some of the World War One battlefields of Europe – the slope and valley and river and plain that the Newfoundland Regiment trained on, and fought over and through…

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