September 2015

08/27/2015

 
Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:00pm
We will be joining the McMaster University School of Graduate Studies
as they welcome Kim Fu, author of For Today I Am a Boy,
the McMaster Common Reading selection for 2015.
To register or for addition information see here.
McMaster University
M
ichael DeGoote Centre for Learning, Room 1305
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, September 5th at 3:00pm
As part of  the annual WESTFEST in Westdale Village,
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Dundurn Press, Westdale BIA,
Raise the Hammer, Westdale United Church and
McMaster Alumni Association present
author, Bill Freeman
who will be discussing city planning and his book
The New Urban Agenda: The Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.
Westdale United Church (99 North Oval, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Goose Lane Editions, Cormorant Books,
Seraphim Editions and Gallery on the Bay
are delighted to present an evening to celebrate
three new works of literature by:
Trevor Cole (Hope Makes Love)
Pauline Holdstock (The Hunter & the Wild Girl)
Bernadette Rule
( Earth Day in Leith Churchyard: Poems in Search of Tom Thomson)
Gallery on the Bay (231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. Please RSVP as space is limited.


Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, A Different Drummer Books,
House of Anansi Press and Mohawk College present
Margaret MacMillan in Conversation
with Charles Foran.
Join us as historian and international best-selling author, Dr. Margaret MacMillan,
discusses her new book, History's People: Personalities and the Past,
which is the topic of the 2015 CBC Massey Lecture.
McIntyre Performing Arts Centre
Mohawk College (135 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10



Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller and HarperCollins Canada are excited to celebrate
the release of a new book by bestselling Hamilton author,
Lawrence Hill
Join us for an author reception to mark the release of the novel,  The Illegal.
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre
(51 Stuart Street, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00pm
We welcome the Hamilton Poetry Centre back to the bookstore
for their 2015-2016 reading season. Their first guest poet is
Ricardo Sternberg
(Some Dance)
Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Please note: an open mic will precede the reading. See here for details.



Sunday, September 20, 2015 10am-4pm

Telling Tales: Family Festival of Stories is back for the 7th year.
This day long festival is fun for the whole family
and highlights children's and teen literature, storytelling,
music, a puppet show, poetry, and more.
Drop by to visit us at the pop-up bookstore where we'll have books by this year's guest authors:
Gary Barwin; David Bouchard; Lisa Dalrymple; Sheree Fitch; Alma Fullerton;
Carol-Ann Hoyte; Jess Keating; Wesley King; Lynn Kittridge-Fox;
Adrienne Kress; Monica Kulling; Andrew Larsen; JonArno Lawson;
Debbie Ridpath Ohi; Gillian O'Reilly; Neil Pasricha;
Richard Scrimger; Patricia Storms; Werner Zimmermann.
Westfield Heritage Village (Rockton)
Free. See here for details.


Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:30pm

We will be on hand as the McMaster Health Forum,
in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Canada, Alzheimer’s Disease International and
the MedicAlert Foundation Canada, present
The science of Alzheimer’s: where are we going?
with guest speaker, Jay Ingram,
The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s
McMaster Innovation Park (175 Longwood Rd. South, Hamilton)
Free public talk, everyone welcome.
See here for additional details.


Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 1:00pm
Join Bryan Prince Bookseller, Hamilton Public Library,
Hamilton Arts & Letters Magazine and the Rotary Club Hamilton AM
as we announce the winners of the 2015 Short Works Prize.
McMaster Innovation Park (175 Longwood Rd. South, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
For more information about the prize see
here.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller and Goose Lane Editions
present an evening with BC poet,
Ali Blythe (Twoism)
to mark the release of Twoism, Ali's much anticipated debut poetry collection.

Hamilton poet, Adam Getty will be opening the evening with a reading of his work.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton).
Free, everyone welcome.
Please RSVP as space is limited.




Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 2pm-4pm
The Process Project begins.
It’s a conversation. It’s a workshop.
It’s an investigation of creativity  - and how art gets made.
Spend a Sunday afternoon interacting with a local filmmaker, fashion designing duo, visual artist, musician or writer and theatre maverick.  The space is intimate: Bryan Prince Bookseller. The audience is exclusive: seating is limited to 35. Who attends? You, if you’re interested in how creativity gets better with collaboration, cross-pollination; if you’re a practicing or beginning artist and want to hear from others who get work done and get it out there; if you’re looking for inspiration and motivation; or if you want to support and discover local artists.
The Process Project launches October 4th, 2-4 pm
and runs until April. Six lectures in total.
First up: film auteur Terrance Odette
Tickets: $25 ea, or purchase a season pass for $125 and save.
(Available soon at Bryan Prince Bookseller).
The Process Project is curated and emceed by Krista Foss.
Visit the Facebook event page
here.



Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 7:00pm
The Hamilton Poetry Centre welcomes
James Arthur
(Charms Against Lightning)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Please note: an open mic precedes the scheduled reading



Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Penguin Random House Canada
and Academic Women's Success and Mentorship at McMaster University
present
Kirstine Stewart,
VP of Media at Twitter Canada.
Ms Stewart will be in Hamilton to discuss
her new memoir, Our Turn
and the important role of women in leadership.
McMaster University, Council Chambers
Gilmour Hall, Room 111
(1280 Main Street West, Hamilton)

Free, everyone welcome.


Friday, October 23rd & Saturday, October 24th
We will be on hand as the Hamilton Public Library welcomes
Miriam Toews,
author of the 2015 Hamilton Reads
selection, All My Puny Sorrows.
Please see here for locations, times and additional details.


Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, IFOA Ontario, LitOnTour,
and Hillfield Strathallan College
are delighted to present
IFOA Hamilton
with the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize finalists.
The Virtue-Fitzgerald Centre for the Arts
Hillfield Strathallan College
(299 Fennell Ave. West, Hamilton)
Tickets: tbc



Friday, October 30, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Penguin Random House Canada
and the Hamilton & Area Curling Association
present
two-time world champion curler, and CBC reporter,
Colleen Jones.
Ms Jones will be in Hamilton to sign copies of her new memoir,
Throwing Rocks at Houses.
Venue: tbc
Watch for here for additional details about how you could win 30 minutes of ice-time with Colleen Jones.






 

August 2015

08/01/2015

 

Tuesday, August 11 - Sunday, August 16, 2015
Writers at Woody Point Festival
Bonne Bay, Newfoundland
We are honoured to be participating in the 12th annual Writers at Woody Point Festival.
Authors appearing this year are: Margaret Atwood; Joan Clark; Bruce Cockburn; Steven Galloway;
Elizabeth Hay; Lawrence Hill; Elizabeth de Mariaffi; George Murray; Miriam Toews;
Des Walsh and Kathleen Winter.
The festival is firmly rooted in Newfoundland literature, attracting both writers from abroad and those nurtured here at home. During the festival, authors and musicians can connect with their audience in intimate venues, over dinner and drinks, or on a hike into the pristine hills. And they can soak up the area's own creative talent at exhibits of art and crafts, musical performances and impromptu after-hours celebrations that combine jam sessions, dancing and lots of laughter.
For more information about the festival visit the Writers at Woody Point
website.



Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Ronsdale Press and Nimbus Publishing
are pleased to present an evening with Hamilton authors,
Jean Rae Baxter (Hope's Journey) and David S. New (An Ordinary Hero).
Our guests will be discussing the research and challenges involved in
writing books with a historical basis: in this case,
Loyalist History (Jean) and the biography of a Hamilton-born WWII spitfire pilot (David).
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. Please RSVP as space is limited.



Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:00pm
We will be joining the McMaster University School of Graduate Studies
as they welcome Kim Fu, author of For Today I Am a Boy,
the McMaster Common Reading selection for 2015.
To register or for addition information see here.
McMaster University
M
ichael DeGoote Centre for Learning, Room 1305
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

Free, everyone welcome.


Saturday, September 5th at 3:00pm

As part of  the annual WESTFEST in Westdale Village,
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Dundurn Press, Westdale BIA,
Raise the Hammer, Westdale United Church and
McMaster Alumni Association present
author, Bill Freeman

who will be discussing city planning and his book
The New Urban Agenda: The Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area.

Westdale United Church (99 North Oval, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, Goose Lane Editions, Cormorant Books,
Seraphim Editions and Gallery on the Bay
are delighted to
present an evening to celebrate
three new works of literature by:
Trevor Cole (Hope Makes Love)
Pauline Holdstock (The Hunter & the Wild Girl)
Bernadette Rule (
Earth Day in Leith Churchyard: Poems in Search of Tom Thomson)
Gallery on the Bay (231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. Please RSVP as space is limited.


Friday, September 11, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller, A Different Drummer Books,
House of Anansi Press and Mohawk College present
Margaret MacMillan in Conversation
with Charles Foran.
Join us as historian and international best-selling author, Margaret MacMillan,
discusses her new book,
History's People: Personalities and the Past,
which is the topic of the 2015 CBC Massey Lecture.
Mohawk College
McIntyre Performing Arts Centre (135 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10




Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller and HarperCollins Canada are excited to celebrate
the release of a new book by bestselling Hamilton author,

Lawrence Hill
Join us for an author reception to mark the release of the novel,  The Illegal.
Workers' Arts and Heritage Centre
(51 Stuart Street, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00pm

We welcome the Hamilton Poetry Centre back to the bookstore
for their 2015-2016 reading season
. Their first guest poet is

Ricardo Sternberg
(Some Dance)
Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Please note: an open mic will precede the reading. See here for details.




Sunday, September 20, 2015 10am-4pm
Telling Tales: Family Festival of Stories is back for the 7th year.
This day long festival is fun for the whole family
and highlights children's and teen literature, storytelling,
music, a puppet show, poetry, and more.

Drop by to visit us at the pop-up bookstore where we'll have books by this year's guest authors:
Gary Barwin; David Bouchard; Lisa Dalrymple; Sheree Fitch; Alma Fullerton;
Carol-Ann Hoyte; Jess Keating; Wesley King; Lynn Kittridge-Fox;
Adrienne Kress; Monica Kulling; Andrew Larsen; JonArno Lawson;
Debbie Ridpath Ohi; Gillian O'Reilly; Neil Pasricha;
Richard Scrimger; Patricia Storms; Werner Zimmermann.
Westfield Heritage Village
(Rockton)
Free.
See here for details.


Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 6:30pm

We will be on hand as the McMaster Health Forum,

in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of Canada, Alzheimer’s Disease International and
the MedicAlert Foundation Canada, present
The science of Alzheimer’s: where are we going?
with guest speaker, Jay Ingram,
The End of Memory:
A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s
McMaster Innovation Park (175 Longwood Rd. South, Hamilton)
Free public talk, everyone welcome.
See here for additional details.


Saturday, September 26, 2015

Join Bryan Prince Bookseller, Hamilton Public Library,
Hamilton Arts & Letters Magazine and the Rotary Club Hamilton AM
as we announce the winners of the 2015 Short Works Prize.
For more information about the prize see here.
Venue to be announced.


Coming in October:

Please watch for details on our October events which include:
The launch of an exciting new workshop series we are developing with Krista Foss

IFOA Hamilton, with the finalists for the Rogers' Writers Trust Fiction Prize
The Hamilton Poetry Centre guest poet for the month
A book signing by curling champion, Colleen Jones
Hamilton Public Library's One Book, One City events with Miriam Toews
A lecture by Kirstine Stewart, VP of Media at Twitter and one of Maclean Magazine's
50 Most Important People in Canada







 

July 2015

06/27/2015

 
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Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7:00pm


We are delighted to host the Hamilton launch for
Earth and Heaven: An Anthology of Myth Poetry

Please join us as we welcome the two editors for the collection,
Hamilton poet, Amanda Jernigan, UK-based poet, Evan Jones
and special guests from the collection.

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome. 
Light refreshments will be provided.


This event presented in association with Fitzhenry & Whiteside Publishing



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Saturday, July 4th at 7:00pm


We will be hosting a special Arsenal Pulp Press After-Pride evening
with special guests:
Lambda Literary Award Winner, Amber Dawn
(Where the Words End and My Body Begins)
and Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Vivek Shraya
(She of the Mountains)

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)

Free, everyone welcome



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Tuesday, August 11- Sunday, August 16 2015


We will be hitting the road for our annual trip to act as bookseller for the
Writers at Woody Point Festival in Newfoundland. 
Guest authors this year include: Margaret Atwood; Miriam Toews; Elizabeth de Mariaffi; Bruce Cockburn; Kathleen Winter; George Murray; and more....

Follow us on twitter at @bryanprincebks to see the festival highlights.




We are hard at work planning an exciting Fall season, including the much-anticipated Hamilton launch for The Illegal by Lawrence Hill; the announcement of the 2015 Short Works Prize winners; and much more.

Register for our Between the Ladders newsletter
for additional event details, including book descriptions, author bios and more.

 

June 2015

05/31/2015

 
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Friday, June 12, 2015
at 7:00pm

Please join us as we welcome award-winning author,
Rosemary Sullivan
Ms Sullivan will be here to discuss her new book,

Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary And Tumultuous Life Of Svetlana Alliluyeva
This much anticipated and extensively researched biography sheds light on one of the most intriguing and misunderstood women in history.

Gallery on the Bay
(231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Tickets
$10
Please note that this event is a fundraiser for the Short Works Prize.



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Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00pm


Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome
Dr David Suzuki

back to Hamilton to celebrate the release of his new book,
Letters to My Grandchildren
.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever, revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly
about the future.

Westdale Theatre
(1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10, available at Bryan Prince Bookseller

SOLD OUT 

This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.


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Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7:00pm

We are delighted to host the Hamilton launch for
Earth and Heaven: An Anthology of Myth Poetry

Please join us as we welcome the two editors for the collection,
Hamilton poet, Amanda Jernigan,
UK-based poet, Evan Jones
and special guests from the collection.

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.
Light refreshments will be provided

This event presented in association with Fritzhenry & Whiteside Publishing

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Saturday, July 4th at 7:00pm


We will be hosting a special Arsenal Pulp Press After-Pride evening
with special guests:
Lambda Literary Award Winner, Amber Dawn
(Where the Words End and My Body Begins)
and Lambda Literary Award Finalist, Vivek Shraya
(She of the Mountains)

Bryan Prince Bookseller
(1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome





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                                                      Tuesday, August 11- Sunday, August 16 2015

We will be hitting the road for our annual trip to act as bookseller for the
Writers at Woody Point Festival in Newfoundland. 
Guest authors this year include: Margaret Atwood; Miriam Toews; Elizabeth de Mariaffi; Bruce Cockburn; Kathleen Winter; George Murray; and more....


Follow us on twitter at @bryanprincebks to see the festival highlights.





For receive our newsletter with additional upcoming event details and bookstore news please
subscribe to Between the Ladders.

 

Upcoming Events

05/08/2015

 
 
Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm
We are delighted to participate in McMaster University's
Asian Research Working Group Conference: Globalization and Asia.
Please join us for the public portion of the conference as we welcome 
special conference guest, scholar, professor and writer,
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading from his debut novel (The Sympathizer).
For additional information about the conference please see here
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00pm
We host our spring edition of Authors After Hours with special guests,
Gary Barwin (I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457: Stories)
Christine Miscione (Carafola)
Pamela Mordecai (Red Jacket)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Friday, June 12th at 7:00pm
Please join us as we welcome award-winning author,
Rosemary Sullivan
Ms Sullivan will be here to discuss her new book,
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary And Tumultuous Life Of Svetlana Stalina

Gallery on the Bay (231 Bay Street North, Hamilton)
Tickets
$10
Please note that this event is a fundraiser for the Short Works Prize.



Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome Dr David Suzuki back to Hamilton
to celebrate the release of his new book, Letters to My Grandchildren.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever,
revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom
gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his
and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly about the future.
Westdale Theatre (1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10 (on sale May 1st, 9:00am at Bryan Prince Bookseller)


This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.

Saturday, July 4th at 7:00pm
We will be hosting a special After-Pride evening with Arsenal Pulp Press authors,
Amber Dawn (
Where the Words End and My Body Begins)
Vivek Shraya (She of the Mountains)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $7




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Upcoming Events

04/24/2015

 


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual Celebrity Luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adults/ $22 students & seniors (includes a light lunch).


Thursday, April 30th at 7:00pm
Acclaimed Montreal author, Deni Béchard will
be at Bryan Prince Bookseller to give a talk about his new book,
The Last Bonobo: A Journey Into the Congo.
The book is a fascinating examination of nature conservation and activism.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, May 2nd from Noon to 4:00pm
Celebrate the inaugural Authors for Indies Day Canada with us.
The theme for our party will be Authors All Around Us 
as we recognize that local authors help make Hamilton such a great city.
Joining us for the afternoon will be: Krista Foss (12-2); Sally Cooper (2-4); Ross Pennie (2-4); David Collier (2-4);
Aimee Reid (12:30-2:30); Jill Downie (12-2); Bonnie Lendrum (12-2); Gillian Chan (2-4); 
John Lawrence Reynolds (12-2); Joanne Levy (2-4).
Come down to the bookstore to have a chat with the authors, get a book recommendation from them,
or match wits with them in one of the literary-themed games we'll have on hand, and more.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Monday, May 4th at 6:00pm
The first annual Death: Something to Talk About reading initiative continues with a
special event to mark Palliative Care Week.
Local author and poet, John Terpstra, will be at the bookstore
to discuss his Charles Taylor Prize nominated book,
The Boys, or, Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter,
which was selected for the reading initiative.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome

*This event is presented in partnership with McMaster University Palliative Care Division, 
PX Dermody Funeral Homes, and Hamilton Public Library.


Wednesday, May 6th at 7:00pm
We will be on hand as the McMaster University Alumni Association host 
In Conversation with Filmmaker and author, Martyn Burke '64.
The award-winning filmmaker and writer is returning to his alma mater to celebrate
the launch of his latest novel, Music for Love or War.
McMaster University, Convocation Hall,
University Hall, Room 213.
To register please visit the Alumni Assoc website here.


Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm

We are delighted to participate in McMaster University's
Asian Research Working Group Conference: Globalization and Asia.
Please join us for the public portion of the conference as we welcome 
special conference guest, scholar, professor and writer,
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading from his debut novel (The Sympathizer).
For additional information about the conference please see here
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00pm
We host our spring edition of Authors After Hours with special guests,
Gary Barwin (I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457: Stories)
Christine Miscione (Carafola)
Pamela Mordecai (Red Jacket)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome Dr David Suzuki back to Hamilton
to celebrate the release of his new book, Letters to My Grandchildren.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever,
revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom
gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his
and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly about the future.
Westdale Theatre (1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10 (on sale May 1st, 9:00am at Bryan Prince Bookseller)


This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.




 Please watch for updates or subscribe to Between the Ladders

 
 
Saturday, April 11th 8:00am to 4:00pm
We will be on hand as Hillfield Strathallan College hosts the
CITE Conference 2015Leading with Words
This annual conference for independent teachers of English will feature: 
workshops; a keynote address by McMaster University president, Patrick Deane; 
readings by award-winning authors Terry Fallis and Gary Barwinand more
Hillfield Strathallan College (299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
For additional information please see here.


gritLIT Festival: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival 2015
We are delighted to once again participate in Hamilton's gritLIT Festival.
This year's festival runs from Thursday, April 16th through Sunday, April 19th 
at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Authors appearing this year include: Richard Wagamese; Heather O'NeillJames Raffan
Kathleen WinterStephen Marche; storytellers from the Steel City Stories; and more.
For a full list of all the festival events, including partner events with Hamilton Public Library (Apr 1st),
Hamilton Poetry Centre (Apr 9th), and LitLive (Apr 11th), please visit the gritLIT website.


Thursday, April 23rd at 7:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to celebrate National Poetry Month with our friends at Biblioasis.
Please join us for a book launch featuring poets,
Robert Melançon (Montreal Before Spring)
Robyn Sarah (My Shoes Are Killing Me)
Zachariah Wells (Sum)
For additional information, please see the facebook event page here.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual Celebrity Luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adults/ $22 students & seniors (includes a light lunch).


Thursday, April 30th at 7:00pm
Acclaimed Montreal author, Deni Béchard will
be at Bryan Prince Bookseller to give a talk about his new book,
The Last Bonobo: A Journey Into the Congo.
The book is a fascinating examination of nature conservation and activism.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Saturday, May 2nd from Noon to 4:00pm
Celebrate the inaugural Authors for Indies Day Canada with us.
The theme for our party will be Authors All Around Us 
as we recognize that local authors help make Hamilton such a great city.
Joining us for the afternoon will be: Krista Foss; Sally Cooper; Ross Pennie; David Collier;
Aimee Reid; Jill Downie; Bonnie Lendrum; Gillian Chan
John Lawrence Reynolds; Joanne Levy.
Come down to the bookstore to have a chat with the authors, get a book recommendation from them,
or match wits with them in one of the literary-themed games we'll have on hand, and more.

Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Monday, May 4th at 6:00pm
The first annual Death: Something to Talk About reading initiative continues with a
special event to mark Palliative Care Week.
Local author and poet, John Terpstra, will be at the bookstore
to discuss his Charles Taylor Prize nominated book,
The Boys, or, Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter,
which was selected for the reading initiative.
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome


Wednesday, May 6th at 7:00pm
We will be on hand as the McMaster University Alumni Association host 
In Conversation with Filmmaker and author, Martyn Burke '64.
The award-winning filmmaker and writer is returning to his alma mater to celebrate
the launch of his latest novel, Music for Love or War.
McMaster University, Convocation Hall,
University Hall, Room 213.
To register please visit the Alumni Assoc website here.


Monday, May 11 at 6:00pm
We are delighted to participate in McMaster University's
Asian Research Working Group Conference: Globalization and Asia.
Please join us for the public portion of the conference as we welcome 
special conference guest, scholar, professor and writer,
Viet Thanh Nguyen reading from his debut novel (The Sympathizer).
For additional information about the conference please see here
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, May 27th at 7:00pm
We host our spring edition of Authors After Hours with special guests,
Gary Barwin (I, Dr. Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457: Stories)
Christine Miscione (Carafola)
Pamela Mordecai (Red Jacket)
Bryan Prince Bookseller (1060 King Street West, Hamilton)
Free, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00pm
Bryan Prince Bookseller is delighted to welcome Dr David Suzuki back to Hamilton
to celebrate the release of his new book, Letters to My Grandchildren.
In his most important book since The Sacred Balance and his most personal ever,
revered environmentalist David Suzuki draws on his experiences and wisdom
gained over his life to pass on to future generations.
Now  an elder, this series of letters offers grandfatherly advice mixed with reflections from his
and Canada’s past, and speaks personally and honestly about the future.

Westdale Theatre (1014 King Street West, Hamilton)
Tickets $10 (on sale May 1st, 9:00am at Bryan Prince Bookseller)


This event is presented by the David Suzuki Foundation, Bryan Prince Bookseller,and Greystone Books,
in co-operation with Westdale Theatre, Bates Audio Productions and McMaster University Indigenous Studies Program.
Thanks to our community partners: Activism Hamilton; Environment Hamilton;
OPIRG McMaster; Clean Air Hamilton; and McMaster Alumni Association.







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Sunday, March 29th at 4pm

We are delighted to join forces with McMaster University Library,
Hamilton Arts Council and Penguin Random House Canada

to present an afternoon where art and words mingle
with award-winning Scottish author and editor,
Andrew O'Hagan (The Illuminations: A Novel)
and
McMaster University professor,
Mary O'Connor (Seduced by Modernity: The Photography of Margaret Watkins)
McMaster University, Convocation Hall (located in University Hall, Room 213)
Free, everyone welcome.



Saturday, April 11th 8:00am to 4:00pm
We will be on hand as Hillfield Strathallan College hosts the
CITE Conference 2015: Leading with Words
This annual conference for independent teachers of English will feature:
workshops; a keynote address by McMaster University president, Patrick Deane; 
readings by award-winning authors Terry Fallis and Gary Barwin; and more
Hillfield Strathallan College (299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
For additional information please see here.


gritLIT Festival: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival 2015

We are delighted to once again participate in Hamilton's gritLIT Festival.
This year's festival runs from Thursday, April 16th through Sunday, April 19th
at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Authors appearing this year include: Richard Wagamese; Heather O'Neill; James Raffan;
Kathleen Winter; Stephen Marche; storytellers from the Steel City Stories; and more.
For a full list of all the festival events, including partner events with Hamilton Public Library (Apr 1st),
Hamilton Poetry Centre (Apr 9th), and LitLive (Apr 11th), please visit the gritLIT website.


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual celebrity luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: $25 adults/ $22 students & seniors (includes a light lunch)

We have more events planned for May & June.
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Thursday, March 5th at 7:30pm

The Hamilton Poetry Centre will be at the bookstore to welcome their guest poet,
Karen Connelly (Come Cold River).
For more information see the Hamilton Poetry Centre website.
Held in-store. Free, everyone welcome.


Monday, March 16th at 7:30pm
We will be on hand as the Hamilton branch of the
Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)
welcomes guest author,
Helen Humphreys (The Evening Chorus).
This is a fundraising event for the CFUW Hamilton Scholarship Fund.
Hamilton Central Public Library (55 York Blvd. Wentworth Room)
Tickets $10 (available at the bookstore).


Saturday, April 11th 8:00am to 4:00pm
We will be on hand as Hillfield Strathallan College hosts the
CITE Conference 2015: Leading with Words
This annual conference for independent teachers of English will feature:
workshops; a keynote address by McMaster University president, Patrick Deane; 
readings by award-winning authors Terry Fallis and Gary Barwin; and more
Hillfield Strathallan College (299 Fennell Avenue West, Hamilton)
For additional information please see here.


gritLIT Festival: Hamilton's Readers & Writers Festival 2015

We are delighted to once again participate in Hamilton's gritLIT Festival.
This year's festival runs from Thursday, April 16th through Sunday, April 19th
at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.
Authors appearing this year include: Richard Wagamese; Heather O'Neill; James Raffan;
Kathleen Winter; Stephen Marche; storytellers from the Steel City Stories; and more.
For a full list of all the festival events, including partner events with Hamilton Public Library (Apr 1st),
Hamilton Poetry Centre (Apr 9th), and LitLive (Apr 11th), please visit the gritLIT website.


Monday, April 27th at Noon
We will be on hand for Na'amat Hamilton's 30th annual celebrity luncheon.
Guest speaker this year is Alison Pick, who will be discussing her latest book,
Between Gods: A Memoir
Adas Israel Synagogue  ( 125 Cline Street South, Hamilton)
Tickets: tbc

We have more events planned for May & June.
Please watch for updates or subscribe to Between the Ladders.