O Pioneers! TINARS has a new season of cultural trailblazers
TINARS breaks new ground with a posthumous book launch, frank talk with the mayor, and much more. Featuring Nino Ricci, bill bissett, Russell Smith, and Sheila Heti to name a few this season has already kicked off! Read more
First, urban sophisticate and bestselling author, Russell Smith, will discuss Combat Camera with its Metcalf-Rooke Award winning author, and former soldier, A.J. Somerset. About a burnt-out war photographer who takes pictures for a porn producer, the novel explores issues of love, war, and exploitation. Read more
Saturday, June 7, 2008 - 2:00pm - Friday, June 13, 2008 - 12:30pm
Toronto Reference Library, and Toronto Public Library Parkdale, Palmerston, and Northern District Branches
From inter-linked tales of Toronto's Portuguese community in Anthony De Sa's Barnacle Love to the dark and humorous tales of Elyse Friedman's Long Story Short, the sheer variety of short fiction being produced in Canada today is truly breathtaking. Read more
Gladstone Hotel 2nd Floor Gallery, 1214 Queen St. W.
The pornographic novel that The Globe & Mail’s Russell Smith published ten years ago under the pseudonym Diana Savage is a notorious text which, till now, has been increasingly difficult to find. Read more