Come and hear the author talk about Roaming the Big Land: Flavours of Canada, a celebration of Canada’s diversity in food and culture, at Deer Park Public Library, 40 St. Clair Ave. E. (416-393-7657)Thursday, September 29 at 12.15 p.m. Feel free to bring your lunch as the tales and recipes will certainly whet your appetite. Autographed copies of the Roaming the Big Land and of the author’s previous book, Missing the Bus, Making the Connection: Tales and Tastes of Travel will be available for purchase at reduced prices, together with a complimentary jar of mustard, made from one of the recipes in the book.
Can’t make this date? Then come for a longer talk, “Tales and Trials of an Accidental Travel Writer” at Taylor Memorial Library, 1440 Kingston Rd. (416-396-8939) on Tuesday, October 4 at 7.00 p.m.. The author will discuss the genesis of his travel/recipe books and the challenges of competing in this genre against the likes of Bill Bryson and Paul Theroux. Again, copies of both books will be available for purchase along with a complimentary jar of mustard.
Hope to see you there!