Upcoming Events


Imbolo Mbue: Behold the Dreamers – Wed, Apr 11 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the Blue Metropolis Words to Change Award and was an Oprah’s Book Club selection.
The novel is now being adapted into an opera and has been optioned for film. Hear Mbue discuss her debut work which tackles issues of marriage, immigration, class, race and the pit falls of the American Dream.

Kim Thuy: Vi – Wed, Apr 25 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The perfect complement to the exquisitely wrought novels Ru and Man, Canada Reads winner Kim Thuy returns with Vi, exploring the lives, loves and struggles of Vietnamese refugees as they reinvent themselves in new lands.
Hear Thuy discuss her latest novel, translated by the award-winning Sheila Fischman.

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Event tickets

NEW for 2017: Free tickets are released three weeks before each event and are available to book starting at 9 a.m.

As most events are free, it is our policy to overbook. In case of a full program, your reservation may not guarantee admission. Unclaimed reservations will be released to standby customers ten minutes before the start of the program. We recommend that you arrive early.

There is a limit of two tickets per valid email address.