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Author Events

Three of today’s top writers join us to discuss their new books.


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 at 6:30 PM

A Mediterranean Journey: The New Yorker’s Daniel Mendelsohn discusses An Odyssey

An award-winning memoirist, critic and New Yorker contributor, Daniel Mendelsohn has been called “the best writer and critic at work today” by The New York Review of Books. In this Toronto debut, he joins award-winning critic and University of Toronto English professor Nick Mount to discuss his new memoir An Odyssey.

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 at 6:30 PM

Adventures in NYC: Adam Gopnik presents At the Strangers’ Gate: Arrivals in New York

A beloved New Yorker writer and Canadian expat, Adam Gopnik has won legions of fans with his bestselling memoirs Paris to the Moon and Through the Children’s Gate. Hot Docs is proud to present the first Canadian event to celebrate the launch of At the Stranger’s Gate: Arrivals in New York.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 at 6:30 PM

A Night in Italy: Juliet’s Answer and the Magic of Verona

In Glenn Dixon’s memoir, Juliet’s Answer, the acclaimed author, journalist and documentary filmmaker travels to Verona to mend a broken heart. There, he learns the tradition of answering letters addressed to Shakespeare’s fictional Juliet. In this special “Night in Italy,” Dixon joins Quill and Quire editor Sue Carter to recount his adventures in Verona.

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