► Begin the evening with complimentary hors d’oeuvres
► Participate in the raffle table to have a chance to win one of our great prizes
► Receive three books by the authors involved, compliments of Penguin Random House Canada
► Q&A session and book signing with the authors
DAVID CHARIANDY grew up in Toronto and lives and teaches in Vancouver. His debut novel, Soucouyant, received stunning reviews and nominations from eleven literary awards juries, including a Governor General's Literary Award shortlisting, a Gold Independent Publisher Award for Best Novel, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist. Brother is his second novel.
Photo: Joy van Tiedmann
CAROL OFF is the host of CBC radio's As It Happens, the network's flagship evening radio program covering human interest stories worldwide. With extensive experience in both Canadian and international current affairs, Off has covered conflicts events around the globe. She has won numerous awards for her CBC television documentaries in Asia, Africa and Europe and is the author of three previous books, most recently, Bitter Chocolate: Investigating the Dark Side of the World's Most Seductive Sweet, a finalist for the National Business Book Award and nominated for the prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing. She lives in Toronto.
Photo: Kevin Kelly
MICHAEL REDHILL is a Giller Prize-winning novelist, poet and playwright. He is the author of the novels Consolation, longlisted for Man Booker Prize; Martin Sloane, a finalist for the Giller Prize; and most recently, Bellevue Square, winner of the 2017 Giller Prize. He has written a novel for young adults, four collections of poetry and two plays, including the internationally celebrated Goodness. He also writes a series of crime novels under the name Inger Ash Wolfe. He lives in Toronto, ON.
Photo: Amanda Withers
Award-winning broadcaster and bestselling author GILLIAN DEACON is host of Here & Now, Toronto's afternoon drive show on CBC Radio One. She is also one of Canada’s best-known environmental writers, the author of the national bestsellers There’s Lead in Your Lipstick: Toxins in Everyday Bodycare and How to Avoid Them (Penguin, 2011), and Green For Life (Penguin, 2008).
Early bird: $100 - Until September 7, 2018
Regular: $115 - From September 8, 2018
Minimum number of tickets: 4
Early bird: $110 - Until September 7, 2018
Regular: $125 - From September 8, 2018
Until August 3, you can have your books shipped to you by paying an additional shipping fee of $10. Books will be mailed to you by the beginning of September.
How does it work? Two rates are available for the Read for the Cure tickets. A “Reserved Seating” rate, which guarantees priority seating at the event. We recommend purchasing “reserved seating” tickets to any group of four or more wishing to be seated together. The second rate is General Admission. By purchasing a General Admission ticket, your position in the room is not pre-established. Therefore, we suggest that you arrive early to choose your seat among those available.
What's included? Ticketholders receive three books by the authors involved, compliments of Penguin Random House Canada. They also get access to a nice cocktail, exciting raffle and an auction table to have a chance to bid on one or more of our great prizes. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres are served and a cash bar service is available. A Q&A session and a book signing with the authors complete the event
You can buy this beautiful and heavenly soft Paper Label sleepshirt! All proceeds from the sales of this sleepshirt will be donated to Read for the Cure to benefit the Environment-Cancer Fund at the Cancer Research Society.
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