Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean: Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton and Roland Gulliver

Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean: Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton and Roland Gulliver

8:00pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Ian Hamilton, acclaimed author known for the internationally bestselling Ava Lee novels, unveils his first stand-alone novel, Bonnie Jack. Abandoned as a boy, Jack Anderson travels from his ​​Boston suburb with his American wife home to Scotland to track down his long-lost sister and uncover his familial roots. Join Hamilton for a riveting conversation about self-discovery, uncomfortable secrets and the truths and importance of family.

Interviewer: Roland Gulliver

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Ian Hamilton, acclaimed author known for the internationally bestselling Ava Lee novels, unveils his first stand-alone novel, Bonnie Jack. Abandoned as a boy, Jack Anderson travels from his ​​Boston suburb with his American wife home to Scotland to track down his long-lost sister and uncover his familial roots. Join Hamilton for a riveting conversation about self-discovery, uncomfortable secrets and the truths and importance of family.

Interviewer: Roland Gulliver

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Ian Hamilton is the acclaimed author of 16 books in the Ava Lee series, four in the Lost Decades of Uncle Chow Tung series, and the standalone novel Bonnie Jack. National bestsellers, his books have been shortlisted for the Crime Writers of Canada Award (formerly the Arthur Ellis Award), the Barry Award and the Lambda Literary Prize. BBC Culture named him one of the ten mystery/crime writers who should be on your bookshelf. The Ava Lee series is being adapted for television.

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Roland Gulliver is the Director of the Toronto International Festival of Authors, and a leading international figure in the literature sector with over 12 years’ experience at the Edinburgh International Book Festival as Associate Director. His programming explores the potential of live performance, alongside commissions for new multimedia storytelling. Gulliver champions communities by facilitating access and empowerment, and creating spaces for authors and audiences to engage in discussion. He is on the Board of Directors for the Toronto Arts Council and Chair of their Literary Advisory Committee, and is a Member of the Academy for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.

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8:00pm

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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