In Conversation With...
A Different Drummer Books, Oakville Public Library and Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts are proud to herald an exciting new season of events with great authors, hosted in the splendidly appointed AEG Liebherr Auditorium at Oakville Centre.
Tickets are available now for our engagements with these extraordinary writers visiting to discuss their marvellous new works.
Please click their names for full event details and to purchase seats:
DR. JEN GUNTER
The Vagina Bible
Thursday September 5 7pm
Obstetrician, gynaecologist, New York Times columnist and health advocate Dr. Jen Gunter introduces her new book, a witty shattering of myths and a wealth of necessary information and advice, in a memorable discussion led by Annette Hamm.
Tuesday October 1 1pm
The internationally honoured novelist presents his bracingly satirical new work.
Akin: A Novel
A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise
Tuesday October 1 7pm
Celebrated creator of fiction Emma Donoghue joins preeminent historian and author Charlotte Gray for a stirring discussion of history, storytelling and the writer’s art.
The Dutch House
Friday October 4 7pm
The world-renowned author of Bel Canto and State of Wonder presents her eighth novel, a poignant and powerful tale of family conflict and sibling bonds over a fraught lifetime.
Rush to Danger
Medics in the Line of Fire
Tuesday October 29 7pm
Illustrious military historian and speaker Ted Barris presents a stirring recognition of the brave, resourceful people endeavouring to save lives on the front line amid the ever-changing practice of medicine in war.
An Earthling’s Guide to Outer Space
Wednesday October 30 7pm
Science journalist Bob McDonald, host of the CBC radio series Quirks and Quarks, takes us on a vivid cosmic tour full of fascinating facts, tales, and projections for the next happenings in space exploration.
DR. LEE SMOLIN
Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution
The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum
Tuesday November 19 7pm
A founder and senior faculty member of Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Dr. Lee Smolin investigates quantum theory and its future in an exhilarating presentation.
Tickets for all events are $30, available online or by contacting Oakville Centre Box Office at 905 815 2021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.