Deceptions: Anna Porter

Anna Porter  and Heidi Reitmaier

Deceptions: Anna Porter

Anna Porter  and Heidi Reitmaier

2:00pm

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Join us as award-winning author Anna Porter presents Deceptions: A Helena Marsh Novel. This witty, sophisticated sequel to The Appraisal returns to art appraiser Helena Marsh, whose latest job becomes a dangerous assignment. When the appraisal of a possibly priceless Italian painting leads to another run-in with menacing eastern European gangsters, Helena must carefully navigate a world of seething corruption that underlies the lost promise of post-Soviet Hungary. Join us in person to hear from Anna Porter about how she approaches this complex, entertaining series, and where she might plan to take it next.

Interviewer: Heidi Reitmaier

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: June 5 at 2pm ET
Where: Lakeside Terrace at Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 45 minutes
Ticket prices: $16.50 – Regular; $12.50 – Youth; or Get the All-Access Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Conversation

Join us as award-winning author Anna Porter presents Deceptions: A Helena Marsh Novel. This witty, sophisticated sequel to The Appraisal returns to art appraiser Helena Marsh, whose latest job becomes a dangerous assignment. When the appraisal of a possibly priceless Italian painting leads to another run-in with menacing eastern European gangsters, Helena must carefully navigate a world of seething corruption that underlies the lost promise of post-Soviet Hungary. Join us in person to hear from Anna Porter about how she approaches this complex, entertaining series, and where she might plan to take it next.

Interviewer: Heidi Reitmaier

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: June 5 at 2pm ET
Where: Lakeside Terrace at Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 45 minutes
Ticket prices: $16.50 – Regular; $12.50 – Youth; or Get the All-Access Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Conversation

Featured Authors

Anna Porter is the award-winning author of 10 books, both fiction and non-fiction, most recently Deceptions and In Other Words: How I Fell in Love with Canada One Book at a Time. Kasztner’s Train won the 2007 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction and Ghosts of Europe won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. She cofounded Key Porter Books, an influential publishing house she ran for more than twenty years. In addition, she writes book reviews, opinion pieces and stuff. She is an Officer of the Order of Canada and has received the Order of Ontario.

Read more about Anna Porter 

Heidi Reitmaier is currently the executive director of myseum, a museum that showcases history, culture and the architecture of Toronto. She has held leadership roles at the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and has worked as a curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Tate Gallery and the Institute of Contemporary Art London. She produced radio for the BBC, has written for Art Monthly, Art Forum and Tate Magazine, and she loves to read everyday.

Read more about Heidi Reitmaier

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Sunday, June 5, 2022

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