Toronto: an evening with David Chariandy, Carol Off and Michael Redhill

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Date : October 15, 2018
Time : Cocktail and registration at 6:30 p.m.

Logo Read for the CureRead for the Cure is an inspiring annual literary event where book lovers come together with bestselling authors for an incredible evening to support cancer research.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

► 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 featured authors, compliments of Penguin Random House Canada
► Q&A session and book signing with the authors

 

In this edition, you will have the chance to meet

David Chariandy

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

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

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


Emcee: Gillian Deacon

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).

Get your tickets today

► General Admission Ticket*

Regular: $115 - From September 8, 2018

 

► Reserved Seating Ticket

Minimum number of tickets: 4
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.

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More info about the tickets

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 featured authors, 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

Useful info

  • Arcadian Court: 401 Bay Street Simpson Tower, 8th Floor Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4
  • Find out more about Maps and Transportation on the Arcardian Court Website

Schedule

  • 6 p.m. Doors open
  • 6:30 p.m. Registration and cocktail begins
  • 7:30 p.m. Authors presentation begin
  • 9:30 p.m. Book signing

Our partner Paper Label

 

Want to support cancer research ….even in your sleep?

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.
To purchase your sleepshirt Click here

Thanks to all the Toronto Read for the Cure Partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

For any question, please contact us at
514 861-9227
Toll-free: 1 888 766-2262
mgodard@src-crs.ca

 

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