The Human Side of War: Andrew Iarocci, Jack Granatstein, Thomas Weber, Denis Smyth – Nov 4th

All Proceeds from Ticket Sales Got to Restoration of The Soldiers' Tower

Four great Military Historians/Authors Read and Talk About The Human Side of War

In honour of Remembrance Day, University of Toronto Bookstore will honour the students, staff and faculty who were part of WWI and WWII by featuring four well known Canadian military authors Thursday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. 

The event’s prominent Military Authors and Historians will read from their books, sign autographs and discuss the emotional and physical impact of war on soldiers, family friends and the community, especially in WWI and WWII.  Jack Granatstein will be discussing The Oxford Companion to Canadian Military History, Andrew Iarocci will be reading from his book, The 1st Canadian Division at War, 1914 – 1915, Thomas Weber will read from his new book, Hitler’s First War and Denis Smyth will read the amazing story, Deadly Deception: The Real Story Behind Operation Mincemeat. Images and artifacts from the Soldiers’ Tower about the U of T Alumni will be on display.



WHAT: The Human Side of War Reading Series Event

WHERE: Great Hall, University of Toronto Bookstore, 214 College Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A1

WHEN: Thursday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m.  (Doors open at 6pm)

TICKETS: $15 for general admission and includes coffee and tea.  All proceeds from ticket sales go to The University of Toronto Soldiers’ Tower Visit or call 416-640-5829 for tickets.


Reading Series: Win Tickets to Memoirs in May, May 18, 2010

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Reading Series:  Memoirs in May - Judy Fong Bates, Sarah Hampson, John Doyle, James Fitzgerald

Video: Bill McKibben and Margaret Atwood for the Launch of Eaarth

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Photos: UofTBookstore Reading Series: Margaret Atwood & Bill McKibben

Margaret Atwood chats with Marc & Leanne LeClair @ UofT Bookstore's Reading Series Event

Margaret Atwood @ U of T Bookstore

Bill McKibben chatting with Margaret Atwood: The Reading Series, Toronto

Margaret Atwood @ UofT Bookstore

Margaret Atwood @ The Reading Series, Toronto

Margaret Atwood Engaging Chat with Bill McKibben

Guests @ Margaret Atwood & Bill McKibben Event @ U of T Bookstore

Bill McKibben reading from eaarth at his book launch, Toronto

Margaret Atwood makes Bill McKibben laugh with her fantastic sense of humour

Bill McKibben Autographs Book, eaarth

Bill McKibben in conversation with guests at eaarth, book launch


Pictures from Richard Vandentillaart.

Did you Attend Intimate Conversations with Bill McKibben and Margaret Atwood?  What did you think?  The video is coming soon – We’d  love to hear your comments on their conversation.


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Win Tickets Margaret Atwood & Bill McKibben – U of T Bookstore Reading Series

Enter now to win tickets to Margaret Atwood & Bill McKibben - eaarth book launch

After a brief haitus the U of T Bookstore Reading Series returns with a great author event:

Enter now to win tickets to Margaret Atwood & Bill McKibben – eaarth book launch

Intimate conversations with Margaret Atwood & Bill McKibben about his new book, eaarth. 

It’s a small, invite only event, but you can get your name on the list by entering on the U of T Bookstore website

The event is Friday April 9th @ 7.30pm (doors open at 7) at 214 College Street, Toronto (Koffler Building). 

eaarth will be available for purchase (and signing!!!) at the U of T Bookstore- eaarth doesn’t go on sale to the public until the following Monday.