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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

 

Festival & Book Fair

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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For the past 28 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming. See the lineup of incredible Canadian literary talent that will appear at our 29th festival on September 23rd, 2018.  

Splitsville

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

It’s 1971. Hal Sachs runs a used bookstore. Business isn’t so great, and the store is a part of Toronto that’s about to be paved over with a behemoth expressway.

Splitsville

It’s 1971. Hal Sachs runs a used bookstore. Business isn’t so great, and the store is a part of Toronto that’s about to be paved over with a behemoth expressway.

  • Fiction

Howard Akler

Howard Akler is the author of The City Man, which was shortlisted for the Amazon First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Prize, and Men of Action, an essay about consciousness and fatherhood. Both were nominated for the Toronto Book Award.