October 18 to 28, Harbourfront Centre
Venues: Brigantine Room (BRG), Lakeside Terrace (LST) and Studio Theatre (SDT), 235 Queen's Quay West; Premiere Dance Theatre (PDT), 207 Queen's Quay West.
Tributes (T), Readings (R), Dialogues (D) $15.50, stu/srs $14, mbrs $13 Public lives (P) $10, stu/srs $9, mbrs $8.50 973-4000 www.readings.org
Thursday, October 19 Candace Bushnell w/ Ian Brown (5 pm/D/BRG); Andrea De Carlo w/ Antonio D'Alfonso (5 pm/D/PDT); Marcela Serrano w/ Donna Bailey Nurse (5 pm/D/LST); René Vásquez Díaz w/ Lesley Kreuger (7 pm/D/LST); Mark Anthony Jarman, David Adams Richards, Josef Skvorecky (8 pm/R/BRG); Candace Bushnell, Marcela Serrano, Ali Smith (8 pm/R/PDT).
Friday, October 20 Mark Anthony Jarman w/ Kevin Connolly (5 pm/D/BRG), Marcel Möring w/ Marc Glassman (5 pm/D/PDT); Hikaru Okuizumi w/ Ted Goossen (5 pm/D/LST); Philip Levine w/ Buzz Hargrove (7 pm/D/BRG); David Helwig, Daniel Poliquin, Francine Prose (8 pm/R/BRG); Andrea De Carlo, Guy Vanderhaeghe, Jane Urquhart (8 pm/R/PDT); Mordecai Richler w/ Daniel Richler (9 pm/D/LST).
Saturday, October 21 Jane Urquhart w/ Anne Michaels (noon/D/PDT); Amitav Ghosh w/ Paul William Roberts (noon/D/LST); Bei Dao w/ Michael Szonyi (1 pm/D/BRG); Anita Desai w/ Marion Botsford Fraser (2 pm/D/PDT); David Leavitt w/ Michael Winter (3 pm/D/ BRG); Peter Davison w/ Ellen Seligman (4 pm/D/LST); Francine Prose w/ Stephen Smith (5 pm/D/BRG); Daniel Poliquin w/ Paul Savoie (7 pm/D/LST); Bei Dao, Amitav Ghosh, Philip Levine (8 pm/R/BRG); Marcel Möring, Mordecai Richler, Peter Schneider (8 pm/R/PDT).
Sunday, October 22 Maeve Binchy w/ Marsha Lederman (noon/D/PDT); Aleksandar Hemon w/ Michael Holmes (noon/D/LST); Peter Schneider w/ John Sewell (1 pm/D/BRG); Jeffrey Meyers on George Orwell (2 pm/P/PDT); WP Kinsella w/ Jerry Howarth (2 pm/D/LST); Clara Thomas on her memoir (3 pm/P/BRG); Barry Moser on book illustration (4 pm/P/PDT); Colum McCann w/ Charles Foran (4 pm/D/ LST); Patrick Toner on Alden Nowlan (5 pm/P/BRG); Jeffrey Moore w/ Lawrence Hill (7 pm/D/LST); John Arden & Margaretta D'Arcy, Peter Davison & Colm McCann (8 pm/R/BRG); Anita Desai, David Leavitt, Hikaru Okuizumi (8 pm/R/PDT).
Monday, October 23 René Vázquez Díaz, Elisabeth Harvor, WP Kinsella (8 pm/R/BRG); Kjell Espmark, Claudio Magris, Susan Sontag (8 pm/R/PDT).
Tuesday, October 24 JK Rowling, Kenneth Oppel, Tim Wynne-Jones (11 am/special reading, Skydome, 870-8000); Elisabeth Harvor w/ Steven Heighton (5 pm/D/BRG); Kjell Espmark w/ Martin Levin (5 pm/D/PDT); David Helwig w/ Michael Valpy (5 pm/D/LST); Claudio Magris w/ Paul Kennedy (7 pm/D/PDT); Robert Drewe, Aleksandar Hemon, Ursula K Le Guin (8 pm/R/BRG); Oleh Lysheha, Farley Mowat, CK Stead (8 pm/R/LST); Susan Sontag w/ Evan Solomon (9 pm/D/PDT).
Wednesday, October 25 Ursula K Le Guin w/ Marilyn Powell (5 pm/D/BRG); Joanna Trollope w/ Ziggy Lorenc (5 pm/D/PDT); Jayne Anne Phillips w/ Marni Jackson (5 pm/D/LST); Elizabeth Hay w/ Jason Sherman (5 pm/D/ SDT); Farley Mowat w/ tba (7 pm/D/LST); Anne Enright w/ Eliza Clark (7 pm/D/SDT); Edward Baugh, David Foster, Spider Robinson (8 pm/R/ BRG); Maeve Binchy, Elizabeth Hay, Amanda Prantera (8 pm/R/PDT).
Thursday, October 26 Edward Baugh w/ Austin Clarke (5 pm/D/BRG); Lawrence Norfolk w/ Noah Richler (5 pm/D/PDT); Robert Drewe w/ Bill Cameron (5 pm/D/LST); Amanda Plantera w/ Katherine Govier (5 pm/D/SDT); John Banville w/ Charles Foran (7 pm/D/LST); Ali Smith w/ Shyam Selvadurai (7 pm/D/SDT); Marie-Claire Blais, Jeffrey Moore, Anne Michaels (8 pm/R/BRG); Anne Enright, Jayne Anne Phillips, Joanna Trollope (8 pm/R/PDT).
Friday, October 27 John Arden & Margaret D'Arcy w/ Christopher Newton (5 pm/D/BRG); Al Alvarez w/ Phyllis Grosskurth (5 pm/D/PDT); David Foster w/ Eleanor Wachtel (5 pm/D/LST); CK Stead w/ Karen Mulhallen (5 pm/D/SDT); Margaret Atwood w/ David Crombie (7 pm/D/ PDT); Marie-Claire Blais w/ Marie-Andree Michaud (7 pm/D/SDT); Al Alvarez, Ha Jin, Lawrence Norfolk (8 pm/R/BRG); John Banville, Blake Morrison, Martin Winckler (8 pm/R/LST); Carlos Fuentes w/ Bob Rae (9 pm/D/PDT).
Sunday, October 28 Josef Skvorecky w/ Tom Fulton (noon/D/LST); Blake Morrison w/ Barry Callaghan (1 pm/D/BRG); David Adams Richards w/ Paul Quarrington (2 pm/D/PDT); Oleh Lyshela w/ Lydia Palij (2 pm/D/LST); Ha Jin w/ John Fraser (3 pm/D/BRG); Spider Robinson w/ HJ Kirchhoff (4 pm/D/PDT); Martin Winckler w/ Robert Buckman (5 pm/D/BRG); Margaret Atwood, Carlos Fuentes (8 pm/R/PDT).